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Twitter Trolls

Brilliant Woman Sticks It To Twitter Trolls By Quoting 'Good Will Hunting'

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 11.13.2015 | Women

This might be the best way to handle Twitter trolls we've seen yet: a woman has shut down her haters using lines from "Good Will Hunting." BuzzFeed Ca...

Kobe Bryant Teaches Carli Lloyd A Quick Lesson In Dealing With Trolls

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 07.28.2015 | Sports

Since scoring six goals at the 2015 Women's World Cup, including an instantly iconic hat-trick in the final game, Carli Lloyd's star has exploded. He...

Hannibal Buress Confronts A Twitter Troll IRL But Gets A Huge Surprise

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 07.10.2015 | Comedy

"You're like a less funny Tavis Smiley." Comedian Hannibal Buress recently came across some ugly comments directed at him by an anonymous Twitter trol...

This Is How Trolls Treat Women On The Internet

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 05.13.2015 | Women

A new Twitter hashtag shows just how rough it is being a woman on the Internet. Online harassment-reporting platform HeartMob asked Twitter users t...

Russell Crowe Wants The People He Blocks On Twitter To 'Blow The F**k Up'

The HuffPost Show | Ryan Buxton | Posted 05.28.2015 | HPSN

Russell Crowe loves Twitter, but he hates Twitter trolls, so he's a big fan of the block feature, he told "The HuffPost Show" hosts Roy Sekoff and Mar...

The Twitter Trollin' Is Still Rollin'

Tina Issa | Posted 06.09.2015 | Technology
Tina Issa

Twitter's troll problem is not new, and by their own admission it has been a huge issue. Twitter is a private platform, just like comment sections in news outlets, so it can control the trolling any way it wishes, but it hasn't.

As A Father And As A Man, I Am Disgusted By Curt Schilling's Twitter Trolls

The Good Men Project | Posted 05.11.2015 | Sports
The Good Men Project

There is nothing funny or cool or manly about this type of behavior. Not remotely. And if you are friends with or know one of these people -- or people that behave this way, in real life or online -- let's make sure they know that.

How #Christian Hashtags Rally The Faithful And Lure Trolls

Religion News Service | Sarah Pulliam Bailey | Posted 11.29.2014 | Religion

WASHINGTON (RNS) Standing on the sidewalk outside an imposing downtown church, Michael Corral carried a portable loudspeaker and a handmade wooden cro...

Twitter To Bill Kristol: "Delete Your Account"

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 11.03.2014 | Media

Well, conservative commentator Bill Kristol only joined Twitter last month, but the Internet is already calling for his resignation. Sparked by a ...

The New York Daily News And AP Just Got Trolled By A Parody Twitter Account

The Huffington Post | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 07.22.2014 | Weird News

We get it, it's a 24-hour news cycle, and we need traffic! So what happens when a mysterious white flag replaces the American flag on top of the B...

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 ...

Twitter Trolls and the Refusal to Be Silenced

Myisha Cherry | Posted 10.06.2013 | Technology
Myisha Cherry

Twitter has been a space to share information but it has also been a space where civility can be thrown out the window, free speech is hailed and abused and where the silencing of individuals, particularly women and minorities, has become commonplace.

Are We Losing Our Integrity in Social Media?

Arzu Kaya Uranli | Posted 07.15.2013 | Technology
Arzu Kaya Uranli

Baseless information, rushed comments, unethical statements, insults and cursing have become common on the Internet. In this unfortunate situation we are losing our common sense and neglecting our wisdom. It will be worse if it continues as it is.

Hey, Twitter Trolls! Leave Adele Alone!

Posted 10.24.2012 | Technology

The news that superstar singer Adele had given birth to a healthy baby boy was greeted with joy around the world, as fans took to the Internet to cong...

Twitter's 'Freedom of Expression' Is a Privilege; Not a Right

Adam Kirr | Posted 07.29.2012 | Technology
Adam Kirr

Given that some celebrities and public figures are deciding to leave Twitter because of hateful, racist, or threatening attacks from "Twitter Trolls"; is it completely unreasonable to speculate that Twitter may enact measures to mitigate this problem?