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.
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.'
Devin Nunes is suing Twitter over parody accounts of his mom, cow
He claims an account for his cow damaged his image by calling him an 'udder-ly worthless' criminal.
How a troll tricked people into believing in ‘Jews for Trump’
He convinced the New Yorker he was part of an organization called Jews for Trump.
Patton Oswalt raises money for man who trolled him on Twitter
'Aw, man. This dude just attacked me on Twitter and I joked back but then I looked at his timeline.'
Friend goes viral for congratulating friend for losing his virginity, because of course
There's even an obligatory dab in the video.
Student poses as a Trump supporter to troll conservatives—and make money
She's living a double life on her own Twitter timeline.
Michael Avenatti slams claims that 4chan users faked Kavanaugh allegations
'The claim is completely bogus without any basis in fact.'
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.