25 Rules for Using a Website Comments Section

Andrew Telling | Posted 27.01.2016 | UK Tech
Andrew Telling

Of course, there are many balanced, intelligent humans who add positively to a conversation. But these rules are for the less-enlightened who flock to any and every site and define themselves through their bottom-dwelling 'contributions'.

Labour MP Jamie Reed Has Some Advice For 'Corbynista' Trolls

The Huffington Post UK | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 29.12.2015 | UK Politics

“There's nothing like getting told to die by an anonymous egg,” says Jamie Reed, the Labour MP and lightning rod for Twitter abuse from supporters...

Twitter Is Going To Clamp Down On Trolls Once And For All

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 26.12.2015 | UK

Social media giant Twitter has pledged to clamp down on trolls once and for all, according to reports. As the site enters its 10th year, it intends...

"I'm Tough." Watch MP Jess Phillips Defy Trolls After Online Rape Threats

The Huffington Post UK | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 01.11.2015 | UK Politics

A Labour MP who received rape threats after objecting to a parliamentary "Men's Day" debate has said she will not quit social media despite the "delug...

This MP Has Been Inundated With Rape Threats - For Objecting To Men's Day Debate

The Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 30.10.2015 | UK

Labour MP Jess Phillips has spoken of her disgust after being inundated with online threats to rape and murder her. The mother-of-two tweeted on F...

Alex Salmond Condemns Online Trolls - But Thinks Newspapers Are 'Guilty As Sin'

The Huffington Post UK | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 17.10.2015 | UK Politics

Alex Salmond has accused newspapers of "extraordinary hypocrisy" over condemning abusive online commentary whilst hosting "offensive" comments on thei...

George Takei's Response To Troll Who Tells Him He 'Sucks' Is Perfect

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 16.10.2015 | UK Comedy

Got some ice for that burn?  Internet trolls are no match for George Takei, whose sizzling wit left him victorious after a Facebook user attempted ...

Teenagers, Twitter and Naughty Boy

Olivia Jones | Posted 14.10.2015 | UK Entertainment
Olivia Jones

I spoke to Naughty Boy recently and brought up the backlash he faced after his relationship with Zayn Malik fell apart

Abby Tomlinson Gives A Masterclass In How To Deal With Twitter Trolls

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 24.09.2015 | UK Universities & Education

Abby Tomlinson, the teenager who brought us #Milifandom, has given us all a masterclass in how to deal with trolls on Twitter. The 17-year-old was ...

Now THIS Is How To Troll Someone

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 09.09.2015 | UK Comedy

There's a point when a prank is no longer a prank, it's something more. This is the perfect example of that. It's an awful lot of effort to go to, ...

What Happens When A Female Student Argues For Free Tampons? She Gets Mercilessly Trolled

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 05.08.2015 | UK Universities & Education

Zoey Freedman, a student at UCLA recently wrote an article for her university's newspaper, arguing why tampons and other feminine sanitary products sh...

Why Serena Williams' Eyebrow Shaping Video Deserves A Second Watch

Ellen Wallwork | Posted 15.07.2015 | UK Style
Ellen Wallwork

Now I want to point out that I don't think there is anything wrong with Serena Williams getting her eyebrows shaped... Nor is there anything wrong with Serena choosing to share a photo of the experience, nor sharing the fact that Twitter trolls' spiteful comments have affected her. What unsettled me was Serena admission that her #haters have "won".

What If the Internet Went Down... FOREVER

Ben Morgan | Posted 03.07.2015 | UK Comedy
Ben Morgan

On July 2nd, 2017 the internet stopped working. For 24 hours people furiously pressed 'refresh' over and over again but to no avail. Come the next mor...

Putin's Internet 'Troll Factory' Exposed

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 23.06.2015 | UK

A shadowy Russian agency that pumps out pro-Kremlin propaganda was exposed on Tuesday after a former employee took the organisation to court. Reported...

Police To Investigate Facebook Troll Who Claimed To Have Murdered Amber Peat

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 04.06.2015 | UK

A Facebook post which falsely claimed Amber Peat had been murdered is being investigated by police. The 13-year-old went missing from her family h...

'X Factor' Contestant Pushed To Nervous Breakdown By Online Trolls

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 27.05.2015 | UK Entertainment

'X Factor' contestant Christopher Maloney has revealed he suffered a nervous breakdown caused by online trolls, in his first TV appearance since under...

Are We Living in a Culture of Aggression and Harassment Online?

BritChick Paris | Posted 21.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
BritChick Paris

It occurred to me that this particular debate started around the negative effects of Protein World's poster campaign, yet the online discussion around it became even more esteem crushing.

I Hate What Katie Did So Here's a Quid...

Jill Finch | Posted 20.05.2015 | UK
Jill Finch

I'm a parent of a daughter on the autistic spectrum and I've been through the agonies of being stared at, feeling completely alone, being called a bad parent and the terrible guilty relief of a diagnosis...

Smartphones, Trolls and Social Black Holes: Why Technology Is Not the Enemy of Connection

Ileana Welte | Posted 07.05.2015 | UK Tech
Ileana Welte

Implicit in this sort of analysis is the suggestion that social connections exclusively formed and conducted online are somehow inferior to relationships offline - often tellingly described as 'in the real world'.

Kensington Palace Is Now Trolling Royal Baby Twitter Fans

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 30.04.2015 | UK

Whoever is at the controls of the Kensington Palace Twitter account has a wicked sense of humour if today is anything to by. On Thursday afternoon...

Dancing Man Fat-Shamed By Bullies, Here's How Thousands Stood Up For Him

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 20.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A dancing man who was humiliated by nasty, fat-shaming bullies has had the last laugh, after thousands supported an online campaign to get him dancing...

BBC Radio 1 - Online Bullying Is an Issue for Young People, so It's an Issue for Us

Ben Cooper | Posted 14.04.2015 | UK Entertainment
Ben Cooper

I'm proud our audience see Radio 1 as a safe and trusted guide, beyond making sense of the abundant musical landscape. I believe Radio 1 should continue to grow its reputation for championing the positive ways young people can change their culture in society today.

Twitter CEO: 'We Suck At Dealing With Abuse'

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 05.02.2015 | UK Tech

Twitter CEO Dick Costolo has taken personal responsibility for the social platform's slow response to nline abuse. In an internal memo, Costello m...

Grieving Mum Abused Online For Buying Christmas Presents For Her Stillborn Son

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 07.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A grieving mother has been targeted by internet abuse after she spent thousands of pounds on presents for her stillborn son who died in 2012. Sabri...

Derren Brown Responds To Homophobic Twitter Troll And It's Excellent

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 30.12.2014 | UK Entertainment

Illusionist and national treasure Derren Brown has issued an excellent retort to a homophobic Twitter troll. Lurking tweeter HossamAlyyy only recen...