Trolls

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

Apparently we've now reached the "racist 4Chan scam" phase of the controversy surrounding Colin Kaepernick's new ad.
Drew Schwartz
9.16.18
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Sacha Baron Cohen Got MAGA Trolls to Gangbang a Trump Dummy on TV

All in the name of fighting Antifa.
River Donaghey
8.27.18
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
7.10.18
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Millie Bobby Brown Left Twitter After Assholes Made Her into a Homophobic Meme

She's 14 years old, people.
River Donaghey
6.14.18
RACISM

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
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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
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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
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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
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
2016

If This Was the Year of 'Realising Stuff', What Did We Realise?

We all took the piss out of Kylie Jenner when she said 2016 would be the year of “just realising stuff”. How foolish we were.
VICE Staff
12.24.16