Linked by Howard Fosdick on Wed 25th Jan 2012 06:58 UTC
Editorial Why do people troll? Can we prevent trolling or limit the damage trolls do? Here are some thoughts on trollology derived from academic studies and web research.
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Bill Shooter of Bul
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2006-07-14

His 60 minutes pieces were designed to do everything a current troll does on the internet: Tick people off.

Even when someone like Ali- G tries to troll him, he really gets the upper hand. You can't troll the troll master.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KglSPl7g14Q

The internet just makes this behavior easier than getting a spot on a major tv news show.

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earksiinni Member since:
2009-03-27

Brilliant insight!

That link, btw, is fantastic!

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