Digital Studies 101

A common resource for Digital Studies at UMW.

Trolling~

“Don’t Feed the Trolls.” But why? And who gets trolled and why?

Goals:

  • Understand the politics around gender and race regarding being attacked online
  • Protect and defend your digital identity

Suggested Readings:

Suggested Tasks:

  • Track a trolling hashtag using TAGS and analyze those tweets’ textual content
  • Or use NodeXL to analyze relationships among users of a trolling hashtag
  • Devise an activist trolling campaign
  • Practice counter-trolling strategies

 

Slack Channel: trolling

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