Trolls participate in disruptive, sometimes malicious online behavior with the goal of provoking a reaction. Typically, they act for their own entertainment and believe nothing they say or do online should be taken seriously. The line between trolling and harassment is blurry and unsettled, a common topic of debate amongst everyone from academics to the trolls themselves.
Trolls are flooding Rotten Tomatoes with rave reviews of Netflix’s ‘Insatiable’
It's somehow one of the highest-rated shows on the site.
Trolls are spreading falsehoods about the LGBT community supporting pedophilia
Actor James Woods spread a fake poster to tens of thousands.
Viral video of ‘Uber driver’ throwing his ‘passenger’ into a fountain stumps the internet
These pranksters even fooled New Yorkers.
Twitter is locking accounts with ‘Elon Musk’ in the display name
There are a lot of people trying to be Elon Musk on Twitter.
Twitter may be finally acting on some of its anti-troll promises
The platform is reportedly burying far-right trolls like Richard Spencer in its search results.
Disney appeased the alt-right by firing James Gunn—here’s why that’s a big problem
It all began in bad faith, alt-right Twitter.
Alex Jones claims liberals are starting a civil war on July 4
It seems no one, uh, told the liberals.
Blogger slain moments after hosting seminar on online harassment—allegedly by internet troll
Police have arrested a man claiming to be the blogger's internet troll.
Twitter dunks on conservative for calling Melania Trump’s dinner menu ‘froo-froo’
'Jambalaya is froo-froo?'
Whenever there’s a mass shooting, trolls blame comedian Sam Hyde
Sam Hyde is not the real shooter—but trolls don't care.
Snapchat expertly trolls Facebook with new April Fools’ Day filter
The ball is in your court, Facebook.
Don’t fall for this fake photo of Emma González tearing up the Constitution
'Teen Vogue's chief content officer has slammed the accounts sharing the image.
Russian trolls contacted Trump officials on Facebook during the 2016 election
Russian accounts used fake names to trick Trump campaign officials.