Tag: trolls

YNaija NewsRoomJanuary 14, 2018

#YNaijaEssays: The not too fine art of Nigerian internet trolling

You might not have heard of Adeniji Ayodeji, but unless you are one of Nigeria’s few remaining luddites with no ...

EzinneAugust 24, 2017

The Thread: “4 months pregnant. 4k RTs & I won’t abort it”, lady tweets. The responses are sick

Twitter trolls and bants go hand in hand. Nothing is off topic, and it’s usually off-colour. This one, though, is ...

ItunuoluwaJuly 5, 2017

Reddit User behind the Trump wrestling GIF has issued an apology

Following the backlash after President Donald Trump tweeted his GIF wrestling CNN, the Reddit user behind the GIF issued an ...

ItunuoluwaJune 7, 2017

The 411 on social media trolls and how to deal with them

They are crawling everywhere you go on the Internet and social media, those anonymous users with nothing to say but ...

Op-ed EditorJanuary 14, 2017

The Sexuality Blog: Pretty Mike is a troll. Why are you Nigerians enabling him?

  It’s not very often that you get the Lagos state government to act on matters of social justice without ...

Oreoluwa PetersMay 20, 2016

Stella Damasus: The 20 most effective ways of dealing with haters and trolls

Stella Damasus is no stranger to public backlash, internet trolls and derogatory name calling. She was called an husband snatcher and ...

June 30, 2012

Opinion: 8 habits of highly desperate Twitter users

by Gbenga Akinyooye I started actively tweeting about two years ago, though I had a passive Twitter account for about ...

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