The week of May 10, 2015

Under the Bridge: The Troll Issue
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How trolls chip away at women

By Alana Massey

‘It’s just trolling’ is just not good enough.

Features

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How Le Reddit Armie conquered YouTube

By Hannah Barton

‘Anyone who is not with us is against us!’

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LinkedIn is for being a professional troll

By Marisa Kabas

Bored at work? Endorse your coworkers with these “skills.”

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Why Christopher ‘moot’ Poole is leaving 4chan

By Fernando Alfonso III

The founder of the Internet’s most notorious imageboard is ready to let go.

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Here’s what happens when you mislabel people’s politics

By Greg Stevens

It started out as a prank. Then it got ugly.

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How to win friends and infuriate people

By Dylan Love

Ed Zitron on PR’s ‘bucket of lies and snake oil’

Opinion

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Let’s call ‘trolling’ what it really is

By Whitney Phillips

Gamergate’s display of violent misogyny revealed the pervasiveness of everyday sexism.

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Why it’s time for the FBI to get involved in Gamergate

By Brianna Wu

Help is not coming.