articles tagged: trolls
fighting for their right to start flame wars
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fighting for their right to start flame wars

Jordan Peterson is trying to create a safe space for his fans online. He is far from the first right wing celebrity who tried to do just that with results that can only be described as underwhelming.

quantum of bigot: fighting trolls with a.i.
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quantum of bigot: fighting trolls with a.i.

If you're going to fight trolls, racists, and bigots with AI, you're going to need a much more comprehensive approach than a few neural networks...

why science says not to feed the trolls
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why science says not to feed the trolls

After analyzing millions of comments researchers can say for sure that the best way to deal with trolls is with deafening silence.

from russia with trolls, or, you mad comrade?
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from russia with trolls, or, you mad comrade?

Internet writer Adrian Chen decided to investigate professional trolls working for the Russian government and they played him like a fiddle.

gizmodo’s editor tackles the troll community
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gizmodo’s editor tackles the troll community

Gizmodo is taking a very hard line with trolls and the trolls demand their right to hurl abuse. Is this is the start of showdowns to come?