Online Trolling and Its Perpetrators: Under the Cyberbridge

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Online trolling and other deviant behaviors have always affected online communities. As online trolling becomes widely spread, myriad questions are raised, including:

* Who is a troll and why do trolls troll?
* What are the enabling factors of online trolling?
* How do members and administrators of online communities detect, interpret, and react to trolling? How can online trolling be handled effectively?
* What is the impact of the socio-cultural and technological environments on online trolling?
* What motivates trolling?

The book answers these questions and includes the following focuses:

* Hard-core trolls and light trolls
* Gender, trolling, and anti-social behavior online
* Perception of trolling
* Collaborative trolling
* Ideological trolls
* Trolling around the globe
Original languageEnglish (US)
Place of Publication978-1-4422-3850-3
PublisherRowman & Littlefield Publishers
Number of pages216
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-4422-3851-0
StatePublished - Apr 2016
Externally publishedYes


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