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Have you ever been in an anonymous argument online? If so, then there is a chance you were trolled.
“Troll” is a word that regularly gets thrown around online forums these days, but the term itself is actually difficult to rigorously define. A new study released Monday is seeking to rectify this dearth of scholarly work on that special brand of Internet antagonist. In her paper “Trolling in Asynchronous Computer-Mediated Communication,” University of Central Lancashire lecturer Claire Hardaker offers both a working definition and some helpful tips for neutralizing a troll's impact on a message board.
Originally posted by TrollinMods
reply to post by mb2591
Says you I'm working on my 4th ban today and I didn't even do anything offensive.edit on 16-6-2011 by TrollinMods because: (no reason given)