Are you curious about what makes a troll tick? Not your garden-variety rude commenter, mind you, but the real, raging jackasses who explicitly get their jollies by harassing other people online. What are they really like IRL?
Recently we’ve gotten up-close-and-personal looks at two of these creatures. Both accounts are fascinating, and both are quite different. And both are recommended. Here they are:
Leo Traynor: The day I confronted my troll
Adrian Chen: Unmasking Reddit’s Violentacrez, The Biggest Troll on the Web