Trolling

10.30.15
Facebook changes 'Real Name' policy rules after public outcry
10.30.15

Facebook changes 'Real Name' policy rules after public outcry

These changes are designed to make confirming your name easier and make flagging other accounts harder.

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07.04.15
New Zealand makes cyberbullying a crime
07.04.15

New Zealand makes cyberbullying a crime

You can go to jail for up to two years if you're found guilty of cyberbullying in New Zealand.

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05.19.15
'#Notifications' is a weak attempt at simulating online abuse
05.19.15

'#Notifications' is a weak attempt at simulating online abuse

Spend enough time on social media and you're bound to make a mistake that'll piss a few people off...

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04.21.15
Twitter's broader abuse powers let it filter hostile tweets
04.21.15

Twitter's broader abuse powers let it filter hostile tweets

Twitter knows that it's not enough just to make it easier to report abusive tweets. You have to ca...

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04.13.15
Revenge porn is now a specific crime in the UK
04.13.15

Revenge porn is now a specific crime in the UK

Posting revenge porn has always been a bad idea, but the UK is about to make examples of those hea...

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03.27.15
How Russia's 'troll factory' pumps out online propaganda
03.27.15

How Russia's 'troll factory' pumps out online propaganda

Russian blogger Marat Burkhard told Radio Free Europe that working in an infamous "troll factory"...

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02.05.15
Twitter CEO admits 'we suck at dealing with trolls,' vows to fix it
02.05.15

Twitter CEO admits 'we suck at dealing with trolls,' vows to fix it

Twitter CEO Dick Costolo has admitted that "we suck with dealing at trolls on the platform and w...

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11.12.14
Turbine pledges to act on LotRO player event griefing
11.12.14

Turbine pledges to act on LotRO player event griefing

Concern over trolls disrupting and griefing player-run events in Lord of the Rings Online has been...

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10.20.14
UK wants tougher prison sentences for internet trolls
10.20.14

UK wants tougher prison sentences for internet trolls

Online harassers in the UK may soon face much harsher consequences for their scare tactics. Justic...

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