Thursday, September 16News For London

Tag: cyber bullying

Trolls on the rise

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Feminists, LGBT community and women continue to be targeted by trolls on social media.  Due to this, cyber bullying is on the rise. Photo credit :https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/d/d5/Cyberbullying.jpg More and more negative comments appear on the comments section in response to a picture on Instagram or Facebook. Well-known LGBT activists, feminists and celebrities often find numerous unpleasant comments on their social media accounts. About 28 per cent of young people who had social media profiles in the UK aged between 11- 16 have had unpleasant experiences on the internet, based on a survey conducted by NSPCC. Racial comments, name calling and insults appear on the comment section of their social media profiles of YouTube stars, actors and the LGBT community.  “I