Trolls take over online discourse and are out to offend, often making life miserable for other users. DW shows how to deal with them.
Google has announced it will be winding down its little-used Plus social network. The tech giant has also admitted that a bug in its social network may have exposed the personal data of some 500,000 users.
Populist politicians set the tone on European social media, while hate speech on Facebook and Twitter is less prevalent than you may think. We analyzed 40,000 comments, and that's what we found.
In a major ruling that exceeded prosecutors' requests, a court in Finland sentenced a man to prison for harassing journalist Jessikka Aro. She had been targeted for years by pro-Russian trolls over her reporting.
Reporter Jessikka Aro knew her work exposing Russian disinformation efforts was important by the viciousness of those trying to silence her. A Finnish court is due to decide whether the pro-Kremlin trolls went too far.
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