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The Register
Encyclopedia Dramatica user hit with £10k damages after calling ex-councillor a 'paedo'Dramatica is one of the more amusingly offensive destinations on the web. Imagi
Encyclopedia Dramatica user hit with £10k damages after calling ex-councillor a 'paedo'
The Register / Posted yesterday
Dramatica is one of the more amusingly offensive destinations on the web. Imagine what happens when you combine early 4chan users, Wikipedia and the Urban Dictionary. Full of savagely offensive material, ED has been a mainstay of a certain... Read more
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The Irish Times
Marina Joyce: from empathy to entitlement in one angry mobinternet users and lights online fires under conspiracy theorists. From the Twi
Marina Joyce: from empathy to entitlement in one angry mob
The Irish Times / Posted yesterday
internet users and lights online fires under conspiracy theorists. From the Twitter and the Youtube community to Reddit and 4chan, viewers are speculating about what exactly has happened to Marina Joyce. The theories range from notions that she is... Read more
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The Irish Times
The Marina Joyce incident shows how the internet turns empathy into angry entitlementinternet users and lights online fires under conspiracy theorists. From the Twi
The Marina Joyce incident shows how the internet turns empathy into angry entitlement
The Irish Times / Posted yesterday
internet users and lights online fires under conspiracy theorists. From the Twitter and the Youtube community to Reddit and 4chan, viewers are speculating about what exactly has happened to Marina Joyce. The theories range from notions that she is... Read more
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Breitbart
Media Smears Against Reddit’s Pro-Trump Community Intensifyfree speech. Why? Because, as it happens, the subreddit does ban racism and big
Media Smears Against Reddit’s Pro-Trump Community Intensify
Breitbart / Posted 3 days ago
free speech. Why? Because, as it happens, the subreddit does ban racism and bigotry. In fairness, the author does quote a 4chan researcher from Mercer University (yes, that’s a real job title) who says that anti-bigotry rules are “important” to... Read more
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NBC News
Donald Trump to Visit His Rowdy Reddit Fan Cluboverrun by white supremacist and neo-Nazi Trump supporters who have developed a
Donald Trump to Visit His Rowdy Reddit Fan Club
NBC News / Posted 3 days ago
overrun by white supremacist and neo-Nazi Trump supporters who have developed an online presence of their own on sites like 4Chan. Last month, moderators ousted r/The_Donald's charismatic onetime leader CisWhiteMaelstrom over accusations he planned... Read more
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Breitbart
Twitter Has Made Milo Into Western Civilization’s Greatest Gay Hero Since Alexander. He’ll Hate That…is some kind of moral equivalence between Social Justice Warriors and the peopl
Twitter Has Made Milo Into Western Civilization’s Greatest Gay Hero Since Alexander. He’ll Hate That…
Breitbart / Posted 8 days ago
is some kind of moral equivalence between Social Justice Warriors and the people who goad them on Twitter and at sites like 4chan. To believe this you would have to believe that if someone punches you in the face and you defend yourself with equal... Read more
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Dundas Star News
The people running Reddit’s largest Trump club also promote eugenics and call Muslims ‘animals’more attention is drawn to it. Already, he said, the national outrage over Trum
The people running Reddit’s largest Trump club also promote eugenics and call Muslims ‘animals’
Dundas Star News / Posted 9 days ago
more attention is drawn to it. Already, he said, the national outrage over Trump's posting of a "Star of David" meme from 4chan suggests that the public has become more sensitive to the far-right proclivities of some in Trump's audience. Tuesday... Read more
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Fortune
Twitter Tries to Find a Balance Between Promoting Free Speech and Curbing AbuseThere is also some evidence that Yiannopolous has deliberately orchestrated abu
Twitter Tries to Find a Balance Between Promoting Free Speech and Curbing Abuse
Fortune / Posted 10 days ago
There is also some evidence that Yiannopolous has deliberately orchestrated abuse as part of a campaign by racist users of 4chan and other Internet forums. While he may be an obvious candidate for blocking or banning based on a pattern of abusive... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Police find girl who tossed puppies into riverand tossing them into the fast-moving river one by one. It is believed the onl
Police find girl who tossed puppies into river
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 10 days ago
and tossing them into the fast-moving river one by one. It is believed the online miscreants of the anonymous messageboard 4chan, as well as animal protection groups, played a significant role in identifying the girl, who was the subject of several... Read more
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Guelph Mercury
My Little Pony: the Bronies who love them aren’t who you think they arepictures of the show's star, Twilight Sparkle, with her squad, the Mane Sis, st
My Little Pony: the Bronies who love them aren’t who you think they are
Guelph Mercury / Posted 11 days ago
pictures of the show's star, Twilight Sparkle, with her squad, the Mane Sis, started materializing on the message board 4chan. Soon, the images became so plentiful that a separate message board was created for them, according to Jose Castillo,... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Bronies: The grown men who love My Little Ponypictures of the show's star, Twilight Sparkle, with her squad, the Mane Sis, st
Bronies: The grown men who love My Little Pony
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 12 days ago
pictures of the show's star, Twilight Sparkle, with her squad, the Mane Sis, started materializing on the message board 4chan. Soon, the images became so plentiful that a separate message board was created for them, according to Jose Castillo,... Read more
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Salon.com
“This guy looks like a chode”: For historic moment, alt-right trolls hijack convention stream live-chatalt-right trolls quickly transformed what could have been an ignorable dialogue
“This guy looks like a chode”: For historic moment, alt-right trolls hijack convention stream live-chat
Salon.com / Posted 12 days ago
alt-right trolls quickly transformed what could have been an ignorable dialogue between cam girl bots into a pop-up 4chan board. The live chat was eventually disabled, but here are some of the greatest hits. The sets of letters are very... Read more
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Mashable
Pomeranians react to React Videos with blissful ignoranceAllow the pure soul of the Pomeranian pup to soothe you as you surf the treache
Pomeranians react to React Videos with blissful ignorance
Mashable / Posted 15 days ago
Allow the pure soul of the Pomeranian pup to soothe you as you surf the treacherous web. Between 4Chan bros, Calvin Harris' Twitter account, your relatives getting political on Facebook and React Videos, there's a lot of distressing stuff out... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Muslim ‘campaign’ to ban dogs in public places - is it an Islamophobic hoax?A recent post on the “Politically Incorrect” forum of notorious website 4Chan s
Muslim ‘campaign’ to ban dogs in public places - is it an Islamophobic hoax?
Daily Telegraph / Posted 16 days ago
A recent post on the “Politically Incorrect” forum of notorious website 4Chan seems to indicate that online trolls who gather on the site initiated the campaign to inflame racial tensions. A 4Chan post, featuring a screenshot of the leaflet being... Read more
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Breitbart
Pokemon Trainer Now a Real Life Job with ‘Pokemon Go’OUR NEWSLETTER In her Craigslist ad, Thomas briefly describes herself, saying,
Pokemon Trainer Now a Real Life Job with ‘Pokemon Go’
Breitbart / Posted 17 days ago
OUR NEWSLETTER In her Craigslist ad, Thomas briefly describes herself, saying, “Also known as ‘Golbat-chan’ on sites like 4chan and imgur, I am a 24-year-old lifelong Pokemon enthusiast who wants to help YOU become the very best.” Thomas further... Read more
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Breitbart
Decorate My #FabulousWall To Win a Signed, Limited Edition Breitbart Border Construction Co. T-Shirtabove and decorate it however you please. You could add lovely glittery T’s for
Decorate My #FabulousWall To Win a Signed, Limited Edition Breitbart Border Construction Co. T-Shirt
Breitbart / Posted 19 days ago
above and decorate it however you please. You could add lovely glittery T’s for Trump, you could add slogans, memes from 4chan… you can do whatever you want. SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER Tweet it with #FabulousWall and you could win a free shirt... Read more
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Breitbart
Twitter Suspended An Autistic Man Who Tweets Otter Pictures After Spurious Copyright Complaintsthreat,” and screenshots of his old tweets do indeed show that he sometimes eng
Twitter Suspended An Autistic Man Who Tweets Otter Pictures After Spurious Copyright Complaints
Breitbart / Posted 24 days ago
threat,” and screenshots of his old tweets do indeed show that he sometimes engaged in what can only be described as “4chan-esque” humor, including a joke about shooting up a tabletop gaming convention. If that Twitter did indeed ban Gleason... Read more
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Breitbart
The Solution To Online ‘Harassment’ Is Simple: Women Should Log Offand no more worrying about whether an off-colour but harmless remark will sudde
The Solution To Online ‘Harassment’ Is Simple: Women Should Log Off
Breitbart / Posted 24 days ago
and no more worrying about whether an off-colour but harmless remark will suddenly torpedo your career. We’ll get to keep 4chan, any news sites that actually matter, like this one, and the few reddit communities that haven’t yet contracted cancer.... Read more
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Slate
Our Political Culture Doesn’t Know What to Do With Trump’s Explicit Prejudicehorde of hate that defines much of the pro-Trump grass-roots presence online. R
Our Political Culture Doesn’t Know What to Do With Trump’s Explicit Prejudice
Slate / Posted 25 days ago
horde of hate that defines much of the pro-Trump grass-roots presence online. Rooted in online communities like Reddit and 4Chan, these supporters—who often identify as “alt-right,” a current of conservative politics on the internet where racism... Read more
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Fortune
Feds Charge Man Accused of Hacking Jennifer Lawrence's Accountthe second person to be charged over the so-called “Celebgate” incident of 2014
Feds Charge Man Accused of Hacking Jennifer Lawrence's Account
Fortune / Posted 25 days ago
the second person to be charged over the so-called “Celebgate” incident of 2014, in which users of the websites Reddit and 4Chan posted nude photos of famous figures from Hollywood. A 36-year-old man from Pennsylvania, Ryan Collins, likewise pled... Read more
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The Register
Second celebgate hacker pleads guilty to phishingthan 100 celebrities, including Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Lawrence, were l
Second celebgate hacker pleads guilty to phishing
The Register / Posted 25 days ago
than 100 celebrities, including Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Lawrence, were leaked during through notorious image board 4Chan back in September 2014. At the time, an iCloud security breach was blamed but now we know that phishing was also in... Read more
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DMNews
The Marketing Guide To Redditmeans any brands actively engaging Reddit's users must come prepared to face th
The Marketing Guide To Reddit
DMNews / Posted 26 days ago
means any brands actively engaging Reddit's users must come prepared to face the nastiest trolls and hecklers this side of 4Chan. While volunteer moderators do their best, AMAs—especially those by brands, or highly public figures—are notorious... Read more
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The Verge
Pennslyvania man will plead guilty in ‘Celebgate’ nude photo hackwith leaking the photos online Notably, Collins is not being charged with leak
Pennslyvania man will plead guilty in ‘Celebgate’ nude photo hack
The Verge / Posted 26 days ago
with leaking the photos online Notably, Collins is not being charged with leaking the material to online forums Reddit and 4chan, which brought widespread visibility to the breach and exposed the photos and videos to millions of people online. The... Read more
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The Verge
Who at Trump's campaign copied, modified, and tweeted neo-Nazi propaganda?sources of the image, and it appears not to have been an original work of Trump
Who at Trump's campaign copied, modified, and tweeted neo-Nazi propaganda?
The Verge / Posted 27 days ago
sources of the image, and it appears not to have been an original work of Trump's campaign. The image was posted on 4chan's /pol/ ("politically incorrect") board a week before it was tweeted by Trump, and appeared earlier on the account of a... Read more
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eWeek
Hordes of Fake Users Scamming Social Media, eCommerce Siteshashtag #CorrectThis on Twitter and elsewhere to communicate that opposition. A
Hordes of Fake Users Scamming Social Media, eCommerce Sites
eWeek / Posted 27 days ago
hashtag #CorrectThis on Twitter and elsewhere to communicate that opposition. A thread on the anonymous image board Website 4chan involved Donald Trump fans planning to create large numbers of fake accounts on Twitter pretending to be supporters of... Read more
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Gawker
Meme Makes Questionable Journey From Neo-Nazi Message Board to Trump's Twitterboard made its way to the presumptive Republican presidential nominee’s Twitter
Meme Makes Questionable Journey From Neo-Nazi Message Board to Trump's Twitter
Gawker / Posted 27 days ago
board made its way to the presumptive Republican presidential nominee’s Twitter account. Total mystery. The original 4chan post has since been deleted but you can still view it here, in its Archive. is internet capsule (scroll about... Read more
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PhysOrg
Referendum petition hack shows even democracy can be trolledActress Jennifer Lawrence, one of numerous women to have intimate pictures leak
Referendum petition hack shows even democracy can be trolled
PhysOrg / Posted 29 days ago
Actress Jennifer Lawrence, one of numerous women to have intimate pictures leaked on 4chan. Credit: Gage Skidmore/Flickr, CC BY-SA The electronic petition submitted to parliament calling for a second referendum on Britain's exit from the European... Read more
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NBC News
Trump's Reddit Fan Club Grapples With Crackdown, Civil Warfollowing on the "alt right," a loose online movement in which young anti-estab
Trump's Reddit Fan Club Grapples With Crackdown, Civil War
NBC News / Posted 29 days ago
following on the "alt right," a loose online movement in which young anti-establishment conservatives mingle on sites like 4chan alongside hardcore racists and anti-Semites. Their enthusiasm for Trump's candidacy has been an ongoing source of... Read more
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IGN
UPDATE: 7 Leaked Pokemon Confirmed to be Realbeen mixed, to say the least. Apparently coming from an embargo-breaking Russi
UPDATE: 7 Leaked Pokemon Confirmed to be Real
IGN / Posted 30 days ago
been mixed, to say the least. Apparently coming from an embargo-breaking Russian source, images were originally posted on 4chan - after which a set of videos was released. Here's a gallery of images, along with the apparent names of each new... Read more
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IGN
UPDATE: 7 Leaked Pokemon Confirmed to be Realbeen mixed, to say the least. Apparently coming from an embargo-breaking Russi
UPDATE: 7 Leaked Pokemon Confirmed to be Real
IGN / Posted 30 days ago
been mixed, to say the least. Apparently coming from an embargo-breaking Russian source, images were originally posted on 4chan - after which a set of videos was released. Here's a gallery of images, along with the apparent names of each new... Read more
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Evening Standard
House of Goves: the new political drama set to captivate Londonseeing your true face. I’d better delete that snap, though. Oops! I may have ju
House of Goves: the new political drama set to captivate London
Evening Standard / Posted 30 days ago
seeing your true face. I’d better delete that snap, though. Oops! I may have just uploaded it to the filesharing website 4chan. Michael: (Struggling to his feet). Never mind that now. This will take thought. Planning. We have to think what’s... Read more
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