Twitter Troll receives Online Onslaught

This is my first post for Yuppee magazine, looking at the recent Twitter scandal between Olympian Tom Daley and abusive user Rileyy_69.

Tom Daley

For many of us social networking provides an opportunity to express our views, keep in contact, and stay up to date. But for some people this platform merely stands to provide an outlet for abusive comments and threatening behaviour, known as ‘trolling’. It may seem harmless or even entertaining to post negative comments; but when this is broadcast worldwide for all to see the repercussions can be extreme…

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