Identifying Internet Trolls & Their Characteristics

Identifying Internet Trolls & Their Characteristics

Once an Internet troll picks their target they will spread accusations and will ruin the reputation of their target. In some cases, their actions have been so damaging, they’ve even caused suicide.

Trolls are motivated by a need for attention and get their high by inflicting pain on others.

According to an article on Big Think, two Australian researches conducted a study in order to describe the personality profile of the average internet troll.

A Teen's First Job and Paving Their Own Path

A Teen's First Job and Paving Their Own Path

When it comes to teenagers, most just focus on getting through the school day, rather than dreaming up goals and taking the steps to achieve them. For those who are creating goals, they are typically pretty short termed. Perhaps it’s saving up for a car or a trip for spring break with your friends. Many teens are also starting to narrow down their choices of where they’d like to go to college, even though many are unsure what they’d like to major in.

When the One You Love Has a Temper

When the One You Love Has a Temper

This is a story from a co-worker who gave me permission to share her story.

I was 19 and madly in love. We were together for about 3 months and I knew (at least I thought I did) that this was the guy I was going to spend the rest of my life with. Everything was perfect about him and my family adored him. But then one day something changed.

It was about a week before Halloween and we were at a haunted house. I was a bit terrified.

Dealing with the Crazy Ups and Downs of Emotional Abusers

Dealing with the Crazy Ups and Downs of Emotional Abusers

There are some people in this world that no matter how strong you think you are, they will continue to beat you down emotionally one thing at a time. Sometimes we stick around because we believe we can help them become a better person. Other times we stick around because we believe them. Many times, we have no idea why we remain in a relationship with an emotional abuser.

Screen Time, Suicides & Our Youth

Screen Time, Suicides & Our Youth

We know it’s not good for us, yet we do it any way. I’m referring to the massive amount of screen time that many of us are experiencing on a daily basis.

Many of us are lucky in the sense that we remember very clearly the days before computers, social media, smart phones and tablets. Our youth does not have that privilege. To them, it’s part of normal life and in a sense, they are right. But should spending 9+ hours on digital screens a day be normal?

#CleanUpTwitter for a Safe, Online Environment

#CleanUpTwitter for a Safe, Online Environment

What one person sees as an innocent way of sharing whatever you are doing on any given moment with other people, other people see the platform as a way to access and distribute pornography.

Basically, what's happening is Twitter is allowing videos, accounts and links to rape-themed, minor-themed and incest-themed pornography along with prostitution accounts to be hosted on its platform, even though it is against Twitter’s policy.