The Increasing Rise In Social Media Trolling
The advent of internet and its subsidiaries- especially the social media has brought major concerns. These concerns are far-fetched and difficult to curb as perpetrators are ghostly and not on sight. A deep impression of the puzzling circumstance would reflect on the users’ perplexity to address the situation.
According to Wiktionary, “a troll is a supernatural being of varying size, now especially a grotesque humanoid creature living in caves or hills or under bridge.” With this conceptual definition, trolling is done behind the scenes. One does not know the location of the hater and where the ‘shots’ are coming from. Some are just sitting behind a computer screen or tapping their touch screens. Trolling is directed towards people with a strong online presence and people that have a big influence on online communities- Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, ask.fm, there must have being a time that the term “being trolled” was used. This term was brought to light by social media junkies. It might sound bizarre but truth must be told, online trolling might get offensive and it is not always funny. Being trolled is one act that grows increasingly without control and regulation and so we have to deal with it as the internet sprout to become a social community.
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