I didn’t know what hurt more, the anonymity or the words themselves.
They stung like salt on a wound, pushing deeper and deeper the longer I looked.
The comment looked tiny in the shadow of the photo I had just posted to my Google account.
The racist language could almost go unnoticed, with its tiny lowercase letters. The picture itself was one of my favorites, something I was proud of: My longtime boyfriend kissing me on the lips as sunshine streamed from the window behind us.
Things quieted down after that, but one day, she checked the Facebook group's page and saw a post that included pictures of her father taken from his Facebook profile, along with his old street address.This isn't by any means a complete list of all the different types of trolls out there, but they're most certainly some of the most common types you'll often come across in active online communities.The insult troll is a pure hater, plain and simple.hen Vanessa* found a Facebook group dedicated to horror and fantasy movies a couple of months ago, she was thrilled to discuss her favorite topic with nearly 5,000 people who shared her enthusiasm.But one day not long after, she noticed that a thread had gotten off topic.
In many cases, this type of trolling can become so severe that it can lead to or be considered a serious form of cyberbullying. They can take a great, thoroughly researched and fact-based piece of content, and come at it from all opposing discussion angles to challenge its message.