Kid Reads Hateful YouTube Comments to Show How Bullying Affects People

YouTube is a wonderful thing – arguably one of the top three most important websites in history. YouTube comments, on the other hand, are a cesspool. Sometimes it’s easy to look at the trolling, the virtiol, and the downright stupidity…

Hillary Clinton Is Getting Domain Trolled Too

Head on over to HillaryClinton.net. Oops – that’s not Hillary. The frontrunning Democratic candidate for President is the latest to fall victim to some domain trolling. Hillary Clinton has HillaryClinton.com on lockdown, but her name dot net redirects to GOP…

Twitter to Kick Trolls Off ‘Right and Left’, Says CEO

Twitter CEO Dick Costolo has admitted something we’re all well aware of: Twitter is pretty bad at handling instances of abuse on its platform. “We suck at dealing with abuse and trolls on the platform and we’ve sucked at it…

Robin Williams’s Daughter Zelda Returns to Twitter After Harassment

Zelda Williams, the daughter of the late great Robin Williams, returned to Twitter after leaving in mid-August, shortly after her father’s death. At the time, she said she didn’t know how long she would be gone, but indicated that it…

Reddit Is Fighting Trolls by Ripping off Their Badges of Honor

Who’s up for a little taxonomy? Let’s take a quick look at what ‘karma’ means to different subsets of redditors. The first distinction is obviously whether or not said user cares about karma (reddit points) at all. Some couldn’t give…

Facebook Threats to Kill Schoolchildren Land Self-Described Troll in Jail

Less than three months after admitting to making threats to shoot over 200 schoolchildren, a 24-year-old British man has been sentenced to 28 months in jail. Back in April, Reece Elliot admitting to making the following comments on Facebook. They…

Russell Crowe UFO Video Leaves Twitter Fans Baffled

Russel Crowe may be scheduled to play Superman’s father, Jor-El, in the upcoming Superman movie reboot Man of Steel, but it wasn’t a flying Kryptonian that Crowe spotted outside his Sydney offices this week. The actor posted a YouTube video…

Answer Random People’s Twitter Questions with “You Asked It” Tool

When my anti-Twitter friend finally joined the service, I expected that it would only take a few days for him to see why we love it. But after a week, he’d already deleted his account, saying it simply wasn’t for…

Parents Troll Their Kids by Pretending They Ate All of Their Halloween Candy [KIMMEL]

Jimmy Kimmel has been asking parents to unleash their inner troll for a couple of years now, and the product is always entertaining. For the second year in a row, the late night host made a simple request: tell your…

iPhone 5 Impresses People, Even If It’s Really Just an iPhone 4S [VIDEO]

Jimmy Kimmel decided to hit the streets and troll some people yesterday by having them give their impressions on the brand new iPhone 5. “Much lighter!” said one person. “Definitely better, and I have the iPhone 4S” said another. The…

Subway’s Facebook Page Trolled with Anime Porn [NSFW]

One one hand, this is a cautionary tale for all brands that maintain Facebook pages. On the other hand, this is just really, really f-in’ funny. Subway’s Facebook page has been hijacked by a wave of anime porn. And not…

Jimmy Kimmel Straps Kid Into Lie Detector, Continues To Make Children Miserable

Jimmy Kimmel likes to put people in uncomfortable situations for our amusement – and that applies to his late night show and beyond. Whether he’s harassing old people to comment on Facebook’s acquisition of Instagram, coaxing people to unplug the…

This Awesome Pro-Internet Troll Song Is Untrollable

In the interweb realm, so many people get so much credit each and every day. I’m talking about the girl who starts on online petition and ends up affecting real change, or the guy who uploads a stunning cover of…

Facebook Must Help Identify Trolls, Says UK Court

If you’re in the UK and are in the mood for some particularly malicious Facebook trolling, you might want to rethink your decision. That’s because there is now precedent for a court to order Facebook turn over everything they have…

UK Woman Wants Facebook To Identify Her Trollers

It’s not an unfamiliar story – people on the internet can be jackasses. Why are people mean? Well, without delving into anything that would require a psych evaluation, one thing that people always point to is anonymity. On the interwebs,…

Maria Sharapova Trolls Facebook Fans With Short Hair Pic

Maria Sharapova is first and foremost a world-famous tennis player. But as we’ve seen in the past (looking at you, Anna), if female tennis players happen to be strikingly beautiful, that fact tends to overshadow their athletic talents. That’s not…

Arizona House Bill 2549 Looks To Combat Internet Trolling

For those who have perused the internet for any considerable amount of time will tell you, it really does bring out the worst in people. The ‘invisible man‘ syndrome is on full display when you visit most sites that offer…

Google+ Battles Spam, Trolling

Google+ is taking new measures to fight spam on its conversations stream. New updates will make spam comments even less visible to users. Google came out with its new comment spam moderation system in December last year. Google+ will immediately…

Deadmau5 Trolls Skrillex At The Grammys, Tweets His Phone Number To The Masses

What’s better than a little bit of good, simple, old-fashioned trolling? If you watched the Grammys last night, you probably caught the Foo Fighters/deadmau5 performance (or better yet, Dave Grohl’s awkward dancing once he left the stage and deadmau5 took…

Jimmy Kimmel Wants You To Unplug The TV During The Super Bowl

Jimmy Kimmel is becoming something of a master troll these days. Every now and then, he asks viewers to do something to piss off loved ones, capture it on film, and post it to YouTube. He then selects the best…