Internet trolls

  1. Troll

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    Video caption: Aleks Krotoski asks why only the malicious breed of troll seems to thrive online.

    Aleks Krotoski asks why only the malicious breed of troll seems to thrive online in the internet of the modern day.

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    Video caption: Rebecca Black’s Friday 10 years on: ‘I’ve never regretted it’

    The infamous tune is 10 years old. But the backlash didn’t put Rebecca Black off making new music.

  3. Me and my Trolls

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    Video caption: Journalist Sali Hughes goes on a personal journey to discover what motivates online trolls

    Journalist Sali Hughes who has been a target of internet trolls investigates the motivation behind their often anonymous online attacks and the damaging impact on their victims.

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    Video caption: Coronavirus: Newbury optometrist abused for mask request

    An optometrist was compared to Adolf Hitler online after asking a woman to wear a face covering.

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    Video caption: Social media trolls: BBC Sport strengthens stance against hateful messages

    BBC Sport are strengthening their response to hate speech on social media.

  6. Stacey Dooley's advice if you're being bullied

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    Video caption: Stacey Dooley gives her advice to those who are being bullied online.

    Stacey Dooley gives her advice to those who are being bullied online.

  7. Essex reality TV show's Bobby sees 'terrifying rise' in online abuse

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    Video caption: Towie's Bobby Norris sees 'terrifying rise' in online abuse

    Bobby Norris, from ITV reality show The Only Way Is Essex, says trolls have "far too much time on their hands" during the lockdown and he talks about the homophobic abuse he has been subjected to.

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    Video caption: Towie's Bobby Norris sees 'terrifying rise' in online abuse

    Towie's Bobby Norris says trolls have "far too much time on their hands" during the lockdown.

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    Video caption: What happened when a troll met his target?

    Political discussion on social media can often be painfully divisive. We brought together an angry troll who posts bigoted comments – and one of the people he abuses.

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    Video caption: Tracy Brabin: 'A woman is always judged more harshly than a man'

    The MP received online abuse after she wore a dress that exposed her shoulder in Parliament.

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    Video caption: Rachel Riley: I've been called a Nazi and white supremacist

    TV presenter Rachel Riley speaks about how she responds to trolls on social media.