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Internet Trolling

Samantha Bee Guesses Whether Internet Troll Comments Are Real Or Fake

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 08.10.2016 | Comedy

Samantha Bee embraces the internet in all its ugly duckling-ness. But eventually the internet grows into a beautiful swan. We’re all still waiting f...

Leslie Jones Calls Out Racist Internet Trolls

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 07.18.2016 | Black Voices

Leslie Jones, a member of the supernatural-fighting quartet in the much-lauded “Ghostbusters” reboot, has resoundingly slammed racist internet tro...

24 Tweets That Sum Up Being A Woman On The Internet With An Opinion

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 06.30.2016 | Women

Being a lady is hard. Being a lady who expresses an opinion on the internet can be even harder. Any woman who's ever been online knows that the intern...

Response to David Pakman and the Troll Army

Sulome Anderson | Posted 05.29.2016 | Politics
Sulome Anderson

I've experienced some trolling before, but was unprepared for the level of cruelty and viciousness Pakman's fans -- with his constant encouragement -- have displayed.

Taming Our Inner Troll

Mara Karpel, Ph.D. | Posted 07.12.2016 | Fifty
Mara Karpel, Ph.D.

Internet trolls are not interested in having a productive discussion. Their interests consist of: deliberately angering people, breaking the normal flow of discussion that might be occurring and, most importantly, making themselves the main topic of interest or discussion.

Charlie Hunnam Has A Message For Fangirls Bullying Longtime Girlfriend

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 03.11.2016 | Entertainment

Charlie Hunnam is speaking out against online bullies who call themselves fans who have taken to attacking his longtime girlfriend. The "Sons of Anar...

A Day In The Life Of An Internet Troll Is Tougher Than You Think

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 03.09.2016 | Comedy

They're the scum of the Internet, the bane of every purposeful web surfer's existence. They are Internet trolls, and ruining Interweb fun for the rest...

Yik Yak Introduces Screen Names To Curb Anonymous Trolling

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 03.08.2016 | Technology

Yik Yak on Tuesday began allowing users to choose a screen name, a shift for the social media app known for anonymity that may help reduce trolling an...

Candace Cameron Bure Compares Cyberbullying To Rape

The Huffington Post | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 10.01.2015 | Entertainment

The hosts of "The View" just can't seem to keep themselves out of boiling hot water. Candace Cameron Bure was the latest of the group to make some co...

I Am a Real Person, Sitting Here, Reading the Comments

Shanell Mouland | Posted 06.01.2015 | Parents
Shanell Mouland

I spent hours reading the thoughts of perfect strangers on my parenting skills, lifestyle, education, physical appearance and morals.

28 Percent Of Americans Admit To Being Internet Trolls

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 10.20.2014 | Technology

Americans are just as mean on the Internet as you thought they were. Twenty-eight percent of Americans admit to participating in "malicious online...

Defense Against Offense: The Reality of 'Trolling' and Its Impact

Michael Darer | Posted 07.02.2014 | College
Michael Darer

In the same way that the apology has slowly begun to put the impetus of offense on the offended, it has now become the job of every Internet user to pretend to be as detached and armored as possible.

This '90s Guy's Prediction About The Internet Went Horribly Wrong

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 03.12.2014 | Technology

On the World Wide Web's 25th anniversary, it's only right to look back at just how naive we were about it when it launched. Just look at Katie Couric ...

The Day I Never Climbed Mount Everest on Facebook

Edward M. Weinman | Posted 09.15.2013 | Comedy
Edward M. Weinman

During the age of self-promotion on social media, it's important to remember the above-mentioned refrain.

Hey Guys: The Internet Knows You're A Dog

John Pavley | Posted 12.20.2012 | Technology
John Pavley

Here is one obvious fact that was lost on Michael Brutsch, even though he is a computer programmer who should have known better: The Internet knows you are dog, a cat, or a creep.