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Pay-to-troll: infamous troll "weev" deploys paid Twitter ads

Infamous troll, Andrew "weev" Auernheimer, has annoyed Twitter users by using purchased Twitter advertisements to bypass blocks and target controversial political messages at selected groups. By focusing ads at specific user demographics, he was able to spend very little money while optimizing for outrage. [more inside]
posted by theorique on May 6, 2015 - 71 comments

Narcissistic, Machiavellian, psychopathic, and sadistic.

Personality Psychology Proves It: Internet Trolls Really Are Horrible People.
posted by shivohum on Jun 11, 2014 - 72 comments

"How to be awkward."

The best of Jerome Jarre, a hilarious young Frenchman who delights in singing on subways, violating personal boundaries, and grinning like a loon on Vine. Previously on MetaFilter.
posted by Rory Marinich on Nov 17, 2013 - 46 comments

Comments Are Important?

Online comments hurt science understanding, study finds [more inside]
posted by the man of twists and turns on Jan 14, 2013 - 46 comments

Our readers respond below...

Have online comment sections become 'a joke'?
posted by Artw on Mar 12, 2012 - 185 comments

Thunder, thunder, thundercats LOL!

Thunderlolcats (slty)
posted by Ad hominem on Sep 27, 2011 - 38 comments

He's not, like, a garden item.

Potrait of an internet troll (with actual potrait of the internet troll). Includes one-bedroom apartment, dead-end and part-time jobs, and not-so-secret underground lair.
posted by orthogonality on Dec 24, 2007 - 93 comments

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