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What it's like to be a victim of Don't Start Me Off's internet hate mob

What it's like to be a victim of Don't Start Me Off's internet hate mob | social or not | Scoop.it
DSMO, the website that abused Mary Beard, did far more than host threads dedicated to obscenity and offence. Its users took delight in bullying and harrassing their victims.
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How to Commit Internet Suicide and Disappear from the Web Forever

How to Commit Internet Suicide and Disappear from the Web Forever | social or not | Scoop.it
Sick of horribly embarrassing things showing up when potential employers Google your name? Tired of everyone knowing you live in a garden level dungeon apartment?
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Malwebolence - The World of Web Trolling - NYTimes.com

Malwebolence - The World of Web Trolling - NYTimes.com | social or not | Scoop.it

Ho riesumato il primo articolo che mi ricordo di aver letto su una persona troll

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A Subreddit of Her Own: Reddit's Solution to Reddit's Woman Problem

A Subreddit of Her Own: Reddit's Solution to Reddit's Woman Problem | social or not | Scoop.it
Last week we told you about the Reddit's internal discussion about its not-so-welcoming attitude towards women who use the site.
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It’s too late for Amanda Todd, but we must out the cyber-bullies

It’s too late for Amanda Todd, but we must out the cyber-bullies | social or not | Scoop.it
Amanda Todd, a 15-year-old Canadian schoolgirl hanged herself, last week, after years of unrelenting abuse by peers and online predators, one of whom persuaded her to flash her breasts and then shared the picture around the world.
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Man behind 'Jailbait' posts exposed, loses job - CNN.com

Man behind 'Jailbait' posts exposed, loses job - CNN.com | social or not | Scoop.it
An internet troll reviled for his pornographic posts and recently revealed as a middle-aged software programmer told CNN that he made "a huge mistake."...
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Twitter / sadydoyle: @AdrianChen I just feel that ...

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Twitter / sadydoyle: @AdrianChen MRAs have offered ...

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Outing online sexual predators is a sensationalist stopgap

Outing online sexual predators is a sensationalist stopgap | social or not | Scoop.it
Sady Doyle: Gawker and Anonymous exposing individuals is one thing – but can we change the culture in which such behaviour is tolerated?
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Reddit blocks Gawker in defence of its right to be really, really creepy

Reddit blocks Gawker in defence of its right to be really, really creepy | social or not | Scoop.it
Reddit does it again....
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Reddit’s Owner Says It Doesn’t Manage Reddit

Reddit’s Owner Says It Doesn’t Manage Reddit | social or not | Scoop.it
“Reddit was spun off a year ago, and it operates as an independent company.
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Unmasking Reddit's Violentacrez, The Biggest Troll on the Web

Unmasking Reddit's Violentacrez, The Biggest Troll on the Web | social or not | Scoop.it
Last Wednesday afternoon I called Michael Brutsch. He was at the office of the Texas financial services company where he works as a programmer and he was having a bad day.
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The Princess and the Trolls: The Heartrending Legend of Adalia Rose, the Most Reviled Six-Year-Old Girl on the Internet

The Princess and the Trolls: The Heartrending Legend of Adalia Rose, the Most Reviled Six-Year-Old Girl on the Internet | social or not | Scoop.it
Like many things of great consequence, it all started with "Ice Ice Baby." Adalia Rose Williams, at the age of five years, made a video of herself dancing to the Vanilla Ice hit, and the dancing videos were ultimately responsible for what followed:...
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Television Interview about Harassment in Gaming | Feminist Frequency

Television Interview about Harassment in Gaming | Feminist Frequency | social or not | Scoop.it
Recently, I was interviewed for a TV segment on Canada’s Global News about my experience and the wider epidemic of harassment women face in gaming spaces.
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Even a superstorm is no excuse for journalists not to check Twitter trolling

Even a superstorm is no excuse for journalists not to check Twitter trolling | social or not | Scoop.it
Heidi Moore: The rage reserved for @ComfortablySmug's mischievous tweet about a flooded NYSE should be aimed at media professionals...
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Shashank Tripathi, Last Night’s Twitter Villain @ComfortablySmug

Shashank Tripathi, Last Night’s Twitter Villain @ComfortablySmug | social or not | Scoop.it
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This post is now available on BuzzFeed FWD, which was down for a time due to Sandy.
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Reddit Thinks It Can Handle Its Creep Problem Better Than the Internet

Reddit Thinks It Can Handle Its Creep Problem Better Than the Internet | social or not | Scoop.it
After the last two weeks of Internet outrage, the creeps on Reddit are still posting inappropriate photos, including ones of minors, and the Reddit powers that be would like to take it from here.
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Amanda Todd, Michael Brutsch, and Free Speech Online

Amanda Todd, Michael Brutsch, and Free Speech Online | social or not | Scoop.it
Women have become “unwilling avatars,” unable to control their own images online, and then told to put up with it for the sake of “freedom,” for the good of the community.
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Twitter / sadydoyle: @AdrianChen Where it is a ...

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Twitter / sadydoyle: @AdrianChen Like how "outing" ...

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Reddit's most notorious troll loses job after Gawker profile

Reddit's most notorious troll loses job after Gawker profile | social or not | Scoop.it
"Violentacrez,"  whose real identity was revealed in a Gawker piece Friday, says he's been fired from his real-life job in financial services.
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An announcement about Gawker links in /r/politics : politics

An announcement about Gawker links in /r/politics : politics | social or not | Scoop.it
As some of you may know, a prominent member of Reddit's community, Violentacrez, deleted his account recently. This was as a result of a 'journalist' ...
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A troll unmasked: the riveting tale of Reddit’s notorious Violentacrez

A troll unmasked: the riveting tale of Reddit’s notorious Violentacrez | social or not | Scoop.it
I have to say, one of the most deeply satisfying web posts I have ever read has got to be this one, posted yesterday, in which Gawker’s Adrian Chen unmasks…...
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