Because Trolls Are Human, Too. Well, Maybe Not

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BoingBoing TV put together a mockumentary outlining the history of internet trolls, or people who lurk on your site and leave snarky commentary while swathed in the soothing blanket of anonymity.

Like typical troll narratives, it makes no sense and will probably not make you more sympathetic to its plight. But we all need to explore our demons.

An excerpt: "Truly this is a golden age for me and my ilk. The internet has brought with it new opportunities to release our flies in the ointment of society, to thumb our noses at sensible debate, to derail thought-provoking and well meaning discussions."

We cried.

by Angela Natividad    Mar- 6-08   Click to Comment   
Topic: Online, Spoofs   

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