trolls

Jun
01
Engaged Reading Digest: the escalation of trolling to the global stage

Engaged Reading Digest: the escalation of trolling to the global stage

If you were in any doubt that the fundamental tools of the online troll are now at play in global politics, the last week should have put paid to that.
5 min read
May
25
Meeting an islamophobic troll

Meeting an islamophobic troll

What happens when a muslim writer meets his persistent troll? An insight into the way the lonely and struggling can be sucked in by a feeling that they are part of something special.
2 min read
Jul
15
When A Trump Troll Is Outed

When A Trump Troll Is Outed

Talking of trolling, the New Yorker published an interesting piece by Adrian Chen, looking at what happened when a pro-Trump
1 min read
Jul
15
What Makes A Troll A Troll?

What Makes A Troll A Troll?

Research shows that two factors predict trolling behavior.
1 min read
Mar
26

Twitter sanitises @replies for verified users

Talking of services with two tiers of users, Twitter is making life nicer for its elite “verified” users: Quality filter
Jul
31

The solution to Twitter bullying?

Euan Semple on the recent Twitter abuse issues: Bullies gain strength from that audience. The audience is to blame for
Sep
19

Hari: Knave or Fool?

Greenslade argues fool: > I admit that, having written that I didn’t believe Hari guilty of passing off somebody else’
2 min read
Sep
15

Hari-Kiri Reading Round-up

So, Mr Hari has admitted to his crimes, and is slinking away for retraining training in journalism. I’ve made
1 min read
Feb
03

Are Journalists as annoying as Bloggers?

4. Internet Flame Wars Journalists really don’t do this. They don’t get involved enough in a discussion most