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.
Lizzo is taking a break from Twitter because of ‘too many trolls’
Even her announcement prompted trolls to comment with celebratory tweets.
Far-right trolls creating fake accounts, posing as Jewish users
'These fake accounts are on a mission to do some serious damage between Black and Jewish communities.'
Does ‘Rise of Skywalker’ have the same political troll problem as ‘The Last Jedi’?
The question arises after a study found bots and political trolls largely fueled the ‘Last Jedi’ backlash.
Trolls accuse cosplayer of ‘appropriating’ Joker culture (updated)
She clapped back with a Jar Jar Binks costume.
Twitch streamer says racist trolls got her banned for ‘suggestive’ outfit
ExoHydraX says Twitch's vague rules don't help.
Someone redirected this anti-trans website to a pro-trans charity
Trans rights supporters are celebrating the troll.
RIP Jeremy Renner’s app–a well-intentioned place that was overrun by trolls
One troll impersonated Casey Anthony.
Conservatives can’t stop getting upset about teen climate activist Greta Thunberg
Climate realists are so not here for it.
Stalking forum Kiwi Farms went down after DDoS attack, owner claims (updated)
Its creator said he was contacted by a 'Russian extortionist.'
Trump consultant running a popular, fake Biden campaign website
The website is the most popular 'Joseph R. Biden Jr.' website.
Twitch is suing the trolls who flooded the platform with porn and Christchurch shooting footage
Twitch has yet to identify any of the streamers.
Study finds Russian trolls amplified anti-vaccine debate with misinformation
Study comes as the U.S. grapples with the worst measles outbreak in 25 years.
4chan’s new troll campaign aims to make the hashtag a white supremacist symbol
Notorious internet forum launches operation 'Bash the Hash.'