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#trolls

# trolls - Thursday 29 November, 2018

The features of online hate speech in Ireland and why it's often not flagged

A DCU report said that there were two types of people who posted hate speech: those “versed” in it and those who just reproduce it.

# trolls - Tuesday 7 March, 2017

# trolls - Sunday 26 February, 2017

Lily Allen trolled and abused on Twitter over her baby son's death

She’s temporarily quit over “new levels” of abuse.

From The Daily Edge Lily Allen has abandoned her Twitter account after abuse over her baby son's death Trolls

Lily Allen has abandoned her Twitter account after abuse over her baby son's death

She’s temporarily quit over “new levels” of abuse.

# trolls - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

# trolls - Tuesday 27 September, 2016

Report recommends that 'revenge porn' and 'upskirting' are made criminal offences

The Law Reform Commission also said that anonymous abuse and online stalking should be included as forms of harassment.

# trolls - Wednesday 24 August, 2016

Hackers post naked pictures, passport and driver's licence of Ghostbusters star to her website

Leslie Jones was the target of abuse on Twitter last month.

# trolls - Wednesday 20 July, 2016

Twitter bans right-wing writer after Ghostbusters actor targeted by trolls

Milo Yiannopoulos was told his account is being permanently suspended due to repeated violations of the Twitter rules.

# trolls - Monday 18 April, 2016

From The Daily Edge An American asked Reddit to help troll an Irishman, and they delivered Keep On Trollin

An American asked Reddit to help troll an Irishman, and they delivered

The only way to wind up an Irishman.

# trolls - Tuesday 15 March, 2016

From The Daily Edge This guy is excellently trolling people with his photoshop skills Trollin

# trolls - Tuesday 9 February, 2016

Twitter is creating an anti-abuse council to help it curb online bullying

The safety council is made up of more than 40 different organisations to help it stomp out abuse on the platform.

# trolls - Saturday 30 January, 2016

This Today FM newsreader brilliantly shut down the 'brave man' who trolled her on Twitter

“I was trolled earlier this week by a guy who thinks I shouldn’t have a baby AND a job.”

# trolls - Friday 29 January, 2016

From The Daily Edge This Today FM newsreader brilliantly shut down the 'brave man' who trolled her on Twitter Bravo

This Today FM newsreader brilliantly shut down the 'brave man' who trolled her on Twitter

“I was trolled earlier this week by a guy who thinks I shouldn’t have a baby AND a job.”

# trolls - Tuesday 20 October, 2015

Some people want to boycott the new Star Wars - because the lead actor is black

Some said the film represented “white genocide”.

# trolls - Wednesday 12 August, 2015

Brendan O'Connor thinks that "cranks have too much power" over the Irish media

The former chat show host was on with George Hook today.

# trolls - Sunday 12 July, 2015

From The Daily Edge JK Rowling's perfect take-down of a Serena Williams hater is going viral Accio Burn

# trolls - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

Senator says cyberbullying bill could silence people like Mairia Cahill

Under the proposed law, a person could face 12 months in jail or a €5,000 fine.

# trolls - Thursday 4 June, 2015

3 Midweek Longreads: The man who was kidnapped and caged in a zoo

Longreads to savour or save.

# trolls - Thursday 23 April, 2015

From The Daily Edge Chvrches' Lauren Mayberry has spoken out about the horrific abuse she gets online Trolls

Chvrches' Lauren Mayberry has spoken out about the horrific abuse she gets online

“These people will never learn that violence against women is unacceptable.”

# trolls - Saturday 18 April, 2015

From The42 Mario Balotelli has received 4,000 racist messages on social media this season Racism

Mario Balotelli has received 4,000 racist messages on social media this season

A survey has found that Mario Balotelli is the Premier League player most targeted by discrimination on social media.

# trolls - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

'Man do cars, woman do cake' - Death threats for Sue Perkins amid Top Gear rumours

The presenter says some people have suggested they want her ‘burned alive’.

# trolls - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge Ashley Judd is pressing charges against Twitter trolls over sexual harassment Trolls

Ashley Judd is pressing charges against Twitter trolls over sexual harassment

The situation came to a head when Judd tweeted about a basketball match she was at.

# trolls - Thursday 5 February, 2015

From The Daily Edge Good news -- Twitter's CEO has vowed to start dealing with trolls Trolls

Good news -- Twitter's CEO has vowed to start dealing with trolls

Comments come after last week’s episode of This American Life.

# trolls - Sunday 7 December, 2014

Weird Wide Web: Steve Jobs back from the dead, smart tree lights and Zoella tops Harry Potter

All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.

# trolls - Wednesday 3 December, 2014

Twitter is making it easier for you to report nasty comments

The website is also improving its system for blocking accounts – and this is just the first step.

# trolls - Saturday 29 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge This woman deals with rape-threatening trolls online by literally telling their mums Trolling

This woman deals with rape-threatening trolls online by literally telling their mums

Her tweet is going viral around the world today.

# trolls - Monday 27 October, 2014

Labour TD: Internet trolls are cowards and should get up to two years in prison

Seán Kenny is calling on Ireland to follow in the footsteps of the UK.

# trolls - Thursday 23 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge Woman hilariously trolls creeps of Reddit with a photo of her husband's bum Gone Wild

Woman hilariously trolls creeps of Reddit with a photo of her husband's bum

IT LOOKS LIKE BOOBS. (NSFW images inside.)

# trolls - Sunday 19 October, 2014

Internet trolls in Britain could get two years in jail

That’s under new government proposals outlined today.

# trolls - Thursday 16 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge This woman is turning mean internet comments into wonderful embroideries Stitched Up

This woman is turning mean internet comments into wonderful embroideries

Haters gonna hate, stitchers gonna stitch.

# trolls - Monday 25 August, 2014

From The Daily Edge Men get twice as much abuse on Twitter as women Trolls

Men get twice as much abuse on Twitter as women

And they’re also the ones behind most of the abuse.

# trolls - Friday 15 August, 2014

From The Daily Edge Twitter promises to change its policies after trolls attack Robin Williams' daughter Zelda Williams

Twitter promises to change its policies after trolls attack Robin Williams' daughter

Zelda Williams was forced to leave Twitter earlier this week after receiving disturbing photos of her late father.

# trolls - Saturday 31 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge 6 things we would never know without the internet Blue Waffle

6 things we would never know without the internet

Are we trolling you right now?

# trolls - Sunday 11 August, 2013

Column: Making threats over the internet is a crime, but sometimes anonymity is needed

Before we remove the masks of users online, we need to look at both the pros and cons of being anonymous on the internet, writes Fergal Crehan.

# trolls - Wednesday 10 April, 2013

From The Daily Edge VIDEO: How to win arguments on Facebook Like This post contains videos

VIDEO: How to win arguments on Facebook

NSFW language.

# trolls - Sunday 4 November, 2012

Column: If you read something offensive, don’t retweet it, report it

The future of the internet depends on social networks like Facebook and Twitter developing better protocols for dealing with offensive and potentially criminal postings, writes Dr Ciarán Mc Mahon.

# trolls - Friday 28 September, 2012

Column: Why internet trolls exist and why they're unlikely to go away

Ciarán Mc Mahon writes on the theories behind internet trolling and explains why, as long as there is a free and open internet, they’re probably not going to go away.

# trolls - Wednesday 25 July, 2012

Trolls beware: YouTube want you to comment using your real name

Video site YouTube has started asking users to provide their real names when commenting. Some of the reasons they allow you to give for declining prove interesting.

# trolls - Wednesday 13 June, 2012

Poll: Should Ireland legislate against internet trolls? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Ireland legislate against internet trolls?

The Government has no specific plans to follow the UK’s crackdown on internet “trolls”. How do you feel about the issue?

Ireland has no immediate plans to follow UK crackdown on internet trolls

The Justice Department had no specific comment to make on proposed changes to the UK Defamation Bill.

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