A new report claims that Twitter maintains a list of high-profile accounts whose complaints are fast-tracked. People who get embroiled in controversy temporarily are included for a short time too.
Having made note of recent news reports that reveal President Trump's use of an unsecure iPhone, a spokesperson for the Chinese foreign ministry has recommended that he use a Huawei device instead.
Mozilla's IRL podcast, hosted by Veronica Belmont, will return to podcatchers everywhere on Monday when the show returns for a second season. The first episode will look at bots and their effects.
Users of the popular social media platform Instagram can now activate an AI to filter through comments on their posts and block anything deemed to be too offensive or potential spam.
Google partnered with Jigsaw to use machine learning to combat online trolling in a new project called "Perspective". Long-term aims include making online conversations safer as well.
The UK has put forward new rules governing how people can behave online, giving prosecutors a legal basis. Doxxing, trolling and cyber-bullying have now become essentially illegal.
The ISIS-affiliated Islamic Cyber Army has hit back in force against the "ISIS day of trolling" declared by Anonymous members, releasing personal info on numerous U.S. and French military officials.
The online hacktivist group wants to start a campaign to ridicule and discredit the terrorist's organization social media messages. As such, December 11th will now be Isis trolling day.
Justice Secretary Chris Grayling stated his intentions to raise the criminal penalty for cyber trolling in the UK up to a maximum two-year sentence, following several high profile harassment cases.
A clever Xbox One member changed his gamertag so that it would interact with the Kinect. While mostly harmless, it generated some laughs (and frustration) from members of the community.
A Q&A session during the Google I/O conference indicates that Google are paying attention to comments posted on YouTube, and could be contemplating changing the commenting system to crack down.
Patent holding companies, known as 'trolls' for their business practices, are costly to fight legal battles against. A recent academic paper attempts to put a cost on the losses these trolls create.
Some light trolling can be fun on the internet, but Arizona's governors disagree. If you're a troll you could be looking at 25 years in prison if you just so happen to mess around occasionally.
One juvenile found out the hard way that using someone else's Facebook account can get you in some very hot water.
Google has cause a recent stir by suspending the profiles of users who refrained from using their real name on their Google+ accounts. While Google hasn’t fully given a reason as to why they were...