• A second look at ‘trolling’ WHAT deserves trolling range from something that is “harmlessly funny” to being “outright disgusting”? In her study, University of the Philippines-based sociologist  Maria Corinna Pricila D. Escartin  pointed that online posts  that are bound to swarmed by critical and mocking comments  are  those that do  not meet desired expectations and  and   perceived as absurd or […] Joel C. Paredes 3 min read
  • A second look at ‘trolling’ ONLINE aggression can be beneficial on establishing one’s identity. For one, anonymity and non-personal contact does not heavily demand accountability nor does it pose immediate and decisive threat to offline identities, said University of the Philippines-based sociologist Maria Corinna Priscila D. Escartin. Online posts, Escartin wrote in her study published in the 2015 issue of […] Joel C. Paredes 5 min read
  • A second look at ‘trolling’ TROLLING may not be that bad after all. At least that is what a University of the Philippines-based sociologist found in a study that investigated perceptions of the trolling phenomenon among the Filipino youth. Advertisement Advertisement “Trolls, for all their aggression can be considered as ‘rogues’ who test and flout boundaries, as well as ‘cops’ […] Joel C. Paredes 4 min read