One of the reasons why female trolls so readily go after other women is that they see them as competition. They might be jealous of them or their achievements. Also, through trolling, they get a sense of power and control over others and thats why trolls often attack those they perceive as weak.
What does it mean when a girl is trolling?
In internet slang, a troll is a person who posts inflammatory, insincere, digressive, extraneous, or off-topic messages in an online community (such as social media (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, etc.), a newsgroup, forum, chat room, or blog), with the intent of provoking readers into displaying emotional responses, or
What is the reason for trolling?
There are many reasons why people might troll online, and its different from one troll to the next. Dr Mark Griffiths, Professor of Behavioural Addiction at Nottingham Trent University said: “Most people troll others for either revenge, for attention seeking, for boredom, and for personal amusement.”
Why are most trolls men?
People whose sole existence seems to be to annoy and wind-up other users. A recent study from researchers at Brunel University London and Goldsmiths, University of London suggests that narcissism is at the heart of trolling, with male members more likely to display such characteristics than female members.
Are trolls male or female?
Trolls may be described as small, human-like beings or as tall as men depending on the region of origin of the story. In Norwegian tradition, similar tales may be told about the larger trolls and the Huldrefolk (hidden-folk), yet a distinction is made between the two.
Are all trolls male?
Not all men are trolls. However, they overwhelmingly target women and the behaviour of trolls are typically antisocial and masculine.” In other words, its difficult to pin down the gender of each troll online, since they tend to hide behind a veil of anonymity, but the majority display masculine traits.
How do you know if youre being trolled?
Trolls will frequently try to attack something you have revealed you like or are in favor of. If someone is trying to insult your tastes directly, or if theyre generally bashing the topic of a forum or post, you probably have a troll on your hands. Another way to spot a troll is by their persistence.