Tag Archives: Trolls

How a German Social-Media Company Tamed the Trolls

  When German social-media app Jodel was five months old, its founder Alessio Avellan Borgmeyer noticed a potential problem: while more people were logging on, a small number of users weren’t the community he had hoped to attract. They were posting offensive comments and pressuring other users to submit naked photos. Apple Inc. also saw a problem. The naked photos ... Read More »

Varadkar lashes out at ‘cowardly’ anonymous trolls on social media

  Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has hit out at “cowardly” social media users who abuse people using “the cloak of anonymity”. The use of social media in political circles has been under scrutiny in the wake of the Jobstown trial and separately the cautioning by gardaí of a woman for messages criticising Social Protection Minister Regina Doherty. However, Mr Varadkar told ... Read More »

Meet the chinese language Trolls Pumping Out 488 Million faux Social Media Posts

they’re the maximum hated group in chinese language our on-line world. they’re, to hear their ideologicalopponents inform it, “fiercely ignorant,” eager to “insert themselves in the whole thing,” and preen as though they had been “spokesmen for the country.” Westerns bemoan their propensity to conquer the drum of nationalism, bombard chinese language liberals with non-public assaults, and pollute online communicate ... Read More »