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Professional Trolls

Discussion in 'Issues Around the World' started by Biker, Jun 6, 2015.

  1. Biker

    Biker Administrator Staff Member

    Never occurred to me that a lot of the vitriol seen on social media and comments sections on news articles were the result of professional trolls.

    http://www.nytimes.com/2015/06/07/magazine/the-agency.html

    One has to wonder if this has gone a long way in causing the polarization issues we're seeing today.
     
  2. ethics

    ethics Pomp-Dumpster Staff Member

    I am surprised you are surprised by this.
     
  3. Biker

    Biker Administrator Staff Member

    Never even crossed my mind that there'd be a concerted effort to do something like this.
     
  4. ethics

    ethics Pomp-Dumpster Staff Member

    Dude, Russia? Nothing surprises me from that shit hole.
     
  5. Allene

    Allene Registered User

    They published her name and her photo and where she lives. Not wise!
     
  6. Biker

    Biker Administrator Staff Member

    http://www.nytimes.com/2016/05/31/world/europe/russia-finland-nato-trolls.html?_r=0

    I guess you could say this is part 2 to the original post.

     

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