Entries in 'trolls' (7)

Met Police to establish troll-hunting unit

Met Police to establish troll-hunting unit

The London Police force has been given approval to establish a new unit designed specifically to target the perpetrators of online hate crimes.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 15th 2016 at 4:03PM in News
Blizzard introduces Silence Penalty for repeated WoW potty mouths

Blizzard introduces Silence Penalty for repeated WoW potty mouths

Bad mouthing other players too many times in World of Warcraft will soon render you silent.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 13th 2016 at 12:47PM in News
Toxic League of Legends players also also make for toxic workers, Riot finds

Toxic League of Legends players also also make for toxic workers, Riot finds

Having examined 12 months worth of gameplay for every employee, League of Legends developer Riot discovered "a correlation between in-game and in-Riot toxicity".

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 10th 2016 at 2:57PM in News
Government continues online abuse crackdown

Government continues online abuse crackdown

The Crown Prosecution Service has published a new set of guidelines designed to broaden the scope with which online bullies can be prosecuted.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 3rd 2016 at 1:33PM in News

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Undertale is about to be voted the Best Game Ever - and the internet is furious

Undertale is about to be voted the Best Game Ever - and the internet is furious

A Kickstarted six-hour RPG made by two people and released just three months ago is about the be crowned the Best Game Ever.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 15th 2015 at 3:40PM in News
Trolls under pressure as both Reddit and Twitter take action to limit hate

Trolls under pressure as both Reddit and Twitter take action to limit hate

The internet’s reputation as a hatred free-for-all is being increasingly challenged, and now two of its leading networks have taken steps to limit people’s freedom to abuse.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 11th 2015 at 2:40PM in News
Kickstarter troll victim Dimension Drive funded at second attempt

Kickstarter troll victim Dimension Drive funded at second attempt

2Awesome Studio's second attempt at crowdfunding sci-fi shooter Dimension Drive has been met with success.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Jun 4th 2015 at 11:01AM in News