trolling

Hacking

Someone Is Claiming to Sell a Mass Printer Hijacking Service

After one hacker bombarded printers with a message urging people to subscribe to PewDiePie, someone is now claiming to offer a mass-printing service across the internet.
Joseph Cox
12.3.18
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
7.30.18
moderation

Game Companies Can Serve Communities or Customers, But Rarely Both

An ex-moderator explains how company policies and procedures protect the worst abusers at the expense of players and employees.
Christopher Williams
7.26.18
MAGA at HOPE

What Went Wrong at the HOPE Hacking Conference?

Attendees at Hackers on Planet Earth don’t think the conference is doing enough to address issues of harassment and intimidation from "bad faith attendees."
Daniel Oberhaus
7.23.18
The Ice Cream Show

How Young Europeans Trolled Their Beloved Choco Taco Back Into Existence

The treat, called the Winner Taco in the European market, was only available for a brief two-year period in the 90s.
Danielle Wayda
5.29.18
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
monster hunter world

‘Monster Hunter: World’ Is Fixing Its Loot Troll Problem This Month

You’ll now be able to carve a monster in peace.
Patrick Klepek
3.14.18
Oscars

Twitter Slammed for Launching 'Tone-Deaf' Oscars Ad Celebrating Women

Many users pointed out that the social media giant has been historically all too averse to fixing the ongoing harassment of women on the site.
Sirin Kale
3.5.18
monster hunter world

'Monster Hunter: World' Trolls Are Making it Impossible to Get Loot

Capcom says it's aware of the issue and "looking into it."
Patrick Klepek
2.23.18
mental health

How to Argue Online Without Losing Your Shit

Anger and electronics are both stimulants.
Philip Eil
1.12.18
The Rundown

Twitter Cracks Down on Nazis With New Policies Banning Hate Speech

After digital organizers put pressure on the social network, it's finally addressing the issue of hateful behavior online, leaving many wondering what this means for @realdonaldtrump.
Impact Staff
12.19.17
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds

How Stream Sniping Trolls Caused This Expert ‘PUBG’ Player to Lash Out

MrGrimmmz is used to dealing with people trying to ruin his streams. But when two players wouldn't leave him alone, it crossed a line.
Patrick Klepek
8.24.17
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