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The Psychology of Internet Trolls (Video)

Watch as SourceFed’s Elliot Morgan and Joe Bereta take a short but insightful look at the background and mentality of the typical internet troll. The pair mentions recent psychological research on how internet use affects empathy and discusses how factors such as bullying and anonymity might play a part in a person becoming a troll.

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The Psychology of Internet Trolls – Infographic

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Internet trolls actively try to tease or humiliate their online targets. Psychologists have been studying these interesting, but annoying and sometimes even deadly personalities for years now. Continue reading

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