In the past few years, the science of Internet trollology has made some strides. Last year, for instance, we learned that by hurling insults and inciting discord in online comment sections, so-called Internet trolls (who are frequently anonymous) have a polarizing effect on audiences, leading to politicization, rather than deeper understanding of scientific topics.
Hater- Troll does the right thing Famous Bigfoot Tracker Confronts Troll! Rick Dyer knows a thing or too about Trolls. Dyer has several hate sites dedicated to him over a couple of Bigfoot Hoaxes. Dyer stated "You must learn to make them work for you like I did. Control is like a set of keys and I own all the copies." Fact Trolls = Fame
That’s bad, but it’s nothing compared with what a new psychology paper has to say about the personalities of trolls themselves. The research, conducted by Erin Buckels of the University of Manitoba and two colleagues, sought to directly investigate whether people who engage in trolling are characterized by personality traits that fall in the so-called