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Don’t feed the trolls, and other hideous lies
Andreas Batsis / Thursday, July 26, 2018 / Categories: The Social Landscape

Don’t feed the trolls, and other hideous lies

"Don't feed the troll" is WRONG! Here is what you should do instead..

"According to the conventional wisdom of the internet, there’s one simple guideline for responding to trolls: don’t feed them. Ignore them, don’t react to them, don’t give them the attention they want. The axiom has become such a reflexive piece of advice and assumed knowledge that it can often be difficult to see the misperceptions and dismissiveness at its heart, the four hideous lies that perpetuate the cycle of misunderstanding, and the grim, cruel reality it has helped to enable in online culture...

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