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Twitter Trolls

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.

Threats Highlight The Thin Line Online Trolls Can Walk

AP | By JILL LAWLESS | Posted 10.01.2013 | Technology

LONDON (AP) — If Twitter is the chirping chatterbox of the Internet, trolls are its dark underground denizens. The collision of the t...

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?