Trolls

food news

Massive BBQ Planned Next to Home of Vegan Who Sued Neighbors Over Meat Smells

More than 4,000 people have responded to the Facebook event saying that they'll be attending, and another 10,000+ say that they're interested.
Jelisa Castrodale
9.5.19
food news

The US Government Is Using Pineapple Pizza to Explain Russian Political Interference

We asked an online disinformation expert why the controversial dish is an apt metaphor for how trolls are messing with our country.
Jelisa Castrodale
7.29.19
Review Bombing

'Captain Marvel' Shows How the Culture War Is Making User Reviews Useless

Rotten Tomatoes had to make changes to audience rating functionality following a review-bombing campaign against the film.
Samantha Cole
3.12.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Racists Are Peddling Fake Nike Coupons for 'People of Color'

Apparently we've now reached the "racist 4Chan scam" phase of the controversy surrounding Colin Kaepernick's new ad.
Drew Schwartz
9.15.18
Internet Exploring

Did Internet Trolls Finally Ruin the Burning Man Facebook Page for Good?

The annual Nevada festival has not created a Facebook event page in two years after mercilessly being bombarded with shitposting.
Dan Ozzi
7.14.18
the internet

Cadbury’s Crowd-Sourced Chocolate Bar Contest Is a Prime Target for Trolls

Cross your fingers that we don't end up with a banana-tarragon-mustard candy bar.
Lauren Rothman
7.9.18
Australia Today

This Australian Open Quarter Finalist Sure Does Believe in Pizzagate

26-year-old American player Tennys Sandgren has been forced to scrub his Twitter account, which revealed multiple links to the alt-right.
VICE Staff
1.23.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

The Best Yelp Reviews for Trump's 'Shithole' Hotels

"Wow! This hotel is actually a hole of shit. Like a massive, carved out, deep hole just full of thousands of tons of shit."
Drew Schwartz
1.18.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This Alt-Right Troll Says His Bots Tanked 'The Last Jedi' on Rotten Tomatoes

He claims he single-handedly flooded the site with negative user reviews, but Rotten Tomatoes thinks he's full of shit.
Drew Schwartz
12.21.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Milo Yiannopoulos Billed $50,000 by Australian Police

Violent protests at his Melbourne speaking event injured several officers and saw two people arrested.
Katherine Gillespie
12.6.17
passing the buck

Study Finds That Banning Trolls Works, to Some Degree

After Reddit banned r/Fatpeoplehate and r/Coontown, they took their trolling elsewhere.
Claire Downs
9.16.17
Internet

How 4Chan's Worst Trolls Pulled Off the Heist of the Century

The heists goal: fuck with Shia Labeouf.
Mack Lamoureux
3.11.17
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