Twitter Trolls

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HUMOUR

 |  5-minute read
Person of the year, Twitter Trolls, Time magazine, Donald Trump

Forget Time magazine, Twitter won't allow Trump to become Person of the Year

The US' president's obsession with being on the magazine's cover has the social networking site in splits.

VARIETY

 |  7-minute read
Meme, Twitter Trolls, Congress, BJP

Twitter war over Modi-chaiwala jibe proves BJP and Congress care about memes more than India

While there was no occasion to post the derogatory meme, there was no reason to react to it either.

VARIETY

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Twitter Trolls, Patriarchy, Sexism, Malala Yousafzai

Malala trolled for sporting jeans as male gaze ignores a woman's message, again

For patriarchy, the easiest way to discredit what a woman is saying is by reducing her to the 'honour' of a community.

POLITICS

 |   Long-form

VOICES

 |  7-minute read
Hindutva, Gauri Lankesh, Twitter Trolls, Narendra Modi

Why I disagree with people wanting to block Narendra Modi on Twitter

Don’t block him. Heap criticism on him, spam his mentions with how awful his decisions are and question him politely.

VARIETY

 |   Long-form
Narendra Modi, Hindutva, Gauri Lankesh, Twitter Trolls

Why block Narendra Modi is trending on Twitter

The PM keeps silent and continues to follow those who harass, threaten and gloat over the death of fearless editors like Gauri Lankesh.

POLITICS

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Narendra Modi, Hindutva, Twitter Trolls, Gauri Lankesh

PM Modi follows Twitter accounts who think Gauri Lankesh deserved to die

Trolls, unable to suppress their glee over the death of a 'commie', have also threatened the journalist's friends.

VARIETY

 |  4-minute read
Vijay, Sura, Twitter Trolls, Dhanya Rajendran

The News Minute editor harassed online for comparing Tamil film to Jab Harry Met Sejal

There were more than 30,000 tweets under the hashtag #PublicityBeepDhanya against Dhanya Rajendran.

VOICES

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Twitter Trolls, Abhijeet, Sonu Nigam

Letter to Sonu Nigam: Does Abhijeet’s language fit in Indian culture?

I am sure you will be back on Twitter soon... if you like this letter please retweet it.

POLITICS

 |  6-minute read
Sexism, Twitter Trolls, Abhijeet Bhattacharya, Sonu Nigam

Why celebs like Abhijeet, Sonu Nigam, Paresh Rawal are Modi's little helpers on social media

It's a chance for them to get the attention they desperately seek from paid troll hyena armies.