Reddit Hasn't Stopped Trump Fans From Calling for Murder
Last year the site banned a page devoted to throwing people from helicopters. This year the meme crossed into the mainstream on the right.
Reddit ‘Quarantines’ White Nationalist Subreddits
The hugely popular site made it harder to find extremist and gory content.
Tech Titans Promise They’re Better at Fighting Trolls Now
Twitter and Facebook executives did their best to show senators they’ve learned their lesson after the 2016 election.
WHERE WE GO ONE, WE GO ALL
QAnon Believes JFK Jr. Faked His Death to Become Its Leader
Believers used to think someone close to Trump was leaving them clues to the president’s plan to defeat the deep state. Now they’ve got an even crazier idea.
Corey Lewandowski’s ‘Womp Womp’ Co-Opted by Racist Right
Trump’s ex-campaign manager dismissed a story about an immigrant girl with Down syndrome to widespread condemnation—except on the fringe internet.
Reddit Promised Russia Probe Cooperation—Then Gave Nothing
Reddit’s CEO said the ‘front page of the Internet’ is working with Congress to uncover Russian propaganda. But it’s turned over no material to investigators.
‘Kidnapped for Their Melanin’
The Russian Troll Tumblr Post So Stupid It Went Viral
None of the troll-farm posts earned as much mockery across the web as Hustle in a Trap’s conspiracy theory about black people being kidnapped and ‘consumed’ for nearly $30 million.