30 January 2011

Tornionyymi hakkeroi itä-Uudenmaan Kyläportaali Östra Nylands byportal kotilauta.fi: tornionyymi koodas Kusaban ja Youtuben ja Northpolen toi Internetin, keksi selibaatin, mensan, alkuräjähdys

HS.fi: Kotilaudan tornionyymi hakkeroi kyläyhdistyksen kotisivut

Otin Itä-Uudenmaan kyläyhdistyksen hakkeroidusta sivustosta pari ruudunkaappausta: Etusivu ja Astrid Thors.

[via:Chris Helenius]

5 July 2010

An elaborate 4chan-based prank leaves Justin Bieber facing a tour of North Korea after having his web presence manipulated.

[via:Joonas Mäkinen]

1 August 2008

The history of online discussion “trolling”/disruption

“In the late 1980s, Internet users adopted the word “troll” to denote someone who intentionally disrupts online communities. Early trolling was relatively innocuous, taking place inside of small, single-topic Usenet groups. The trolls employed what the M.I.T. professor Judith Donath calls a “pseudo-naïve” tactic, asking stupid questions and seeing who would rise to the bait. The game was to find out who would see through this stereotypical newbie behavior, and who would fall for it. As one guide to trolldom puts it, “If you don’t fall for the joke, you get to be in on it.””

/b/ is now featured in New York Times. Once the basic concepts have been explained about halfway into the article, the story gets really weird. Really Good Journalism.


10 July 2008

WTF: 4chan discussed on Time blog

First lousy, repetitive memes, and now it’s ready for mainstream media. What has happened to 4chan?

Edit: Wall Street Journal covered 4chan yesterday.


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