Study on The Last Jedi's Twitter Haters Finds That Yup, Many Were Bots or Bad-Faith Political Trolls

For months before and after the release of Star Wars: The Last Jedi—a widely critically acclaimed movie and box office titan—what appeared to have been a small number of fans made it known they were rabid haters of the movie’s twist on the franchise’s formula. They were mad about everything, from plot holes and…

Why Abortion Access Organizations Are Suing Anti-Choice Internet Trolls 

For grassroots pro-choice organizations, visibility is a double-edged sword. This was especially clear during the National Abortion Access Bowl-a-Thon cyberattack two years ago. For the National Network of Abortion Funds (NNAF), which led the event, more visibility meant the potential to raise more money to help those…

One of the Directors of Trolls Movie Thinks the Movie Will Heal the Wounds of This Election Season

This year has been one painful shot to the face after another. It’s like God decided to make 2016 his personal blooper reel. And while I commend Mike Mitchell for wanting to make a movie about togetherness get us out of this 12-month shitpile, I am pretty sure Trolls is not going to be the shovel we need.

Palmer Luckey, Millionaire Founder of Oculus Rift, Loves Donald Trump and Dates a Gamergater

It’s been an open secret for some time that Palmer Luckey, the 24-year-old founder of VR company Oculus Rift and heir apparent to the future of gaming, is a strange guy—the type who argues with his customers on Reddit and casually cosplays as My Little Pony characters. Turns out, he also appears to be an active…