Survey: Online trolls are ‘everyday sadists’

If you’ve ever complained that the trolls junking up online comment sections are a bunch of sadistic psychopaths, you might be onto something.An online survey by a group of Canadian researchers suggests that Internet trolls are more likely than others to show signs of sadism, psychopathy and “Machiavellianism”: a disregard for morality and tendency to manipulate or exploit others.
http://edition.cnn.com/2014/02/11/tech/web/online-trolls-sadists/index.html

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