Keyboard courage! Jerks bold enough to insult you online, but not brave enough to say it to your face. Tonight, we’re letting those trash-talking trolls have it. The insults and disses are all fun and games, until someone strikes a nerve.
A new report from the University of Manitoba suggests true trolls aren’t just creeps online. According to researchers, friends and family are also treated with the same disrespect because the punks are, “real life sadists and psychopaths”.
The study accuses trolls of being deceptive, descructive, and disruptive for no reason, even in the office. And when they need an outlet, they go on meaningless tirades online, often crossing the line into cyber-bullying.
So how do you deal with trolls online? Our Man on the Edge, Robert Wilder, hit the streets to find the best way to outsmart a smart mouth…