Trolls

09.01.17
Google’s comment-ranking system will be a hit with the alt-right
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Google’s comment-ranking system will be a hit with the alt-right

The company's API for scoring toxicity in online discussions already behaves like a racist hand dryer.

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07.21.17
How hateful alt-right trolls hijacked your timeline
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How hateful alt-right trolls hijacked your timeline

Trump’s belligerent troll-bots are really great, really really great, the greatest.

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04.25.17
MTV's 'Catfish' will introduce internet trolls to their victims
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MTV's 'Catfish' will introduce internet trolls to their victims

Catfishing is pretending to be someone you're not in order to create a fake romance. This is something different.

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02.07.17
Twitter will soon filter out abusive replies to tweets
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Twitter will soon filter out abusive replies to tweets

The company is also trying to keep trolls from making new accounts to harass other users.

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