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…

Continue reading: http://www.yuppee.com/2012/08/01/twitter-troll-receives-online-onslaught/

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s