trolling

Essays

I Trolled Strangers on Craigslist and Learned About Human Connection

For the sake of art, I explored why our internet reactions don’t need truth or reality to run wild.
Cole Nowicki
7.31.18
Noisey News

Did Gosha Rubchinskiy​ Design a Tattoo for Kanye West Using Dafont.com?

The website—favored by high school art students the world over—is the easiest hack in the book.
Ryan Bassil
4.17.18
mental health

How to Argue Online Without Losing Your Shit

Anger and electronics are both stimulants.
Philip Eil
1.16.18
teens

Teens Are Trolling Themselves Online as a Cry for Help, Study Says

We already knew it was happening, just not how often.
Rebecca Kamm
10.30.17
Memes

The Reason Right-Wing Memes Are the Most Popular Memes

We spoke to the author of 'The Ambivalent Internet' about the rise of the right online.
Joe Bish
4.26.17
Features

A Brief History of Aphex Twin Trolling His Fans

From his recent 'Cheetah' EP to real-life eccentricities, writer Michaelangelo Matos dives into Richard D. James' trickster side.
Michaelangelo Matos
7.20.16
News

​Nero, Nazis, and the New Far Right: The Phenomena of the Professional Troll

Call it the Donald Trump effect. It doesn't matter if the trolls believe what they are saying if their followers believe it.
Jake Kivanc
6.16.16
Art

Startup Troll Exposes Art World Superficiality via Twitter

@TinderGuysArt takes you inside the mind of a young collector flashing his startup money.
Andrew Nunes
12.10.15
Stuff

Students Talk About How They Prank Teachers in the Digital Age

"We once took a screenshot of the desktop, then removed all the desktop items and set that image as the wallpaper. The teacher started freaking out because she couldn't click on anything."
Stefanie Staelens
10.22.15
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Hacker Trolled a Bunch of Canadians Who Confused Him for Stephen Harper on Twitter

He's almost as aggravating as the real Stephen Harper.
Jake Kivanc
10.21.15
Art

Street Artists Sabotage 'Homeland' with Anti-'Homeland' Graffiti

So, how'd they get away with it? "Set designers were too frantic to pay any attention to us," the artists explain.
TCP Staff
10.15.15
Stuff

4chan Trolls Tried and Failed to Start a Trend Where Women Peed Their Pants For Equality

The campaign to #pissforequality is a hoax.
VICE Staff
10.6.15
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