How do I deal with trolling?

Today’s focus is the Australian Communications and Media Authority‘s Cybersmart website is trolling. Wikipedia defines a troll as

 a person who sows discord on the Internet by starting arguments or upsetting people,[1] by posting inflammatory,[2]extraneous, or off-topic messages in an online community (such as a forum, chat room, or blog), either accidentally[3][4] or with the deliberate intent of provoking readers into an emotional response[5]

Cybersmart advises people having difficulties with trolls to:

  1. Ingore
  2. Block
  3. Report
  4. Talk to family and/or friends
  5. Assist friends if they’re having the same problems.

Read more here.

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