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Internet trolls explained by science

They're out there, everywhere. But who are they, where do they come from and how do you deal with them? We've got some answers courtesy of YouTube and science.

By January 19, 2016

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JK Rowling's gloriously serene putdown of Serena Williams Twitter troll

Technically Incorrect: A man opines that Wimbledon champion Serena Williams looks like a man. The Harry Potter author decides to sock him. And tens of thousands approve.

By July 13, 2015

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Google eyes new way to pick up your patents, combat trolls

The company is starting an "experimental marketplace" that will allow owners to sell single patents to the search giant.

By April 27, 2015

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Apple walloped with $625.6M in damages from FaceTime lawsuit

The tech giant was the target of a patent troll, a company that makes money by suing other companies.

By February 4, 2016

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Ashley Judd says she's pressing charges against Twitter trolls

Technically Incorrect: All she did was say that the University of Arkansas basketball team was "playing dirty." Then the invective rolled in, including threats of physical violence.

By March 18, 2015

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Man trolls lawyer on Web, lawyer sues (guess who wins)

Technically Incorrect: A British man posts a scurrilous and bogus review on Google about an American lawyer, for no apparent reason. He is found guilty of libel.

By March 7, 2015

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NFL QB Kaepernick eviscerates Twitter troll -- or does he?

Technically Incorrect: The sometimes sensitive San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick attacks someone with just 8 followers, after receiving mild criticism. Now that troll has over 2,000 followers.

By February 19, 2015

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Twitter turns to outsiders to combat abusive tweeting

The company will work with 40 organizations to figure out ways to combat the harassment that plagues the Twittersphere.

By February 9, 2016

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Twitter says it 'sucks' at fighting trolls, health insurer Anthem gets hit by hack

The CEO of Twitter wants to do more to stop abuse, and the Anthem health insurance hack is an identity thief's dream. In the meantime, look forward to smart Swatches and Apple's next streaming service.

By February 5, 2015

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Twitter says it 'sucks' at fighting trolls, health insurer Anthem gets hit by hack

The CEO of Twitter wants to do more to stop abuse, and the Anthem health insurance hack is an identity thief's dream. In the meantime, look forward to smart Swatches and Apple's next streaming service.

By February 5, 2015