‘Facebook isn’t interested in countries like ours’: Azerbaijan troll network returns months after ban | Facebook

Facebook has allowed a state-backed harassment campaign targeting independent news outlets and opposition politicians in Azerbaijan to return to its platform, less than six months after it banned the troll network. A Guardian investigation has revealed how Facebook allowed an arm of Azerbaijan’s ruling party, the YAP, to carry out Continue Reading

Drag Race star Sister Sister: ‘One troll described how he’d like to see me die’ | Reality TV- Tempemail

It’s 9:31am, I’m on my second coconut iced latte of the morning and reading my 13th piece of hate mail, neither of which will have a positive effect on my mind or my body, but I go for it anyway. A few weeks ago, one coffee was enough to get Continue Reading

Davina McCall replies to online troll who told her to ‘cover up’ because she is ‘wrinkly’- Tempemail

Davina McCall has been praised on social media for her response to an online troll who told her she was too “wrinkly” to wear the gown she wore on Saturday’s episode of The Masked Singer, on which she is a judge. Ahead of the programme, the 53-year-old shared a photograph Continue Reading

Female cruise captain takes down sexist troll in viral video- Tempemail

Kate McCue, a captain for Celebrity Cruises, posted a video on Tiktok in which she responded to a message sent to her that read: “How can you be a captain? Your only a woman [sic]”. Dressed in her captain’s uniform, Captain McCue addressed the camera, saying: “Normally as I’m scrolling Continue Reading

Susanna Reid steps back from social media citing online abuse: ‘I’m finally at breaking point’- Tempemail

Susanna Reid has said she is taking a step back from social media “to save my own sanity” following a recent increase in vitriolic comments directed towards her. According to a recent study conducted by Ofcom, UK adults are spending approximately a quarter of their waking lives online due to Continue Reading

Facebook uncovers Russian-led troll network based in west Africa | Technology- Tempemail

A newly discovered Russian-led network of professional trolls was being outsourced to Ghanaian and Nigerian operatives, according to Facebook and Twitter, who removed the network’s accounts on Thursday. The network was small: just 49 Facebook accounts, 85 instagram accounts and 71 Twitter accounts in question. But it marks the first Continue Reading