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How to spot a troll

"In Internet slang, a troll is someone who posts controversial, inflammatory, irrelevant or off-topic messages in an online community, such as an online discussion forum, chat room or blog, with the primary intent of provoking other users into an emotional or disciplinary response or of otherwise disrupting normal on-topic discussion." -Source unknown.

On some forums I see a group of Muslims talking peacefully about a subject when suddenly someone drops on the page and starts firing at everyone in sight. This also happens on YouTube and on blogs. The correct way to handle trolls is to delete their comments and ban them from the forum if possible. Replying to trolls is a mistake that is called 'feeding a troll'. It gives legitimacy to their nonsense. If you have to reply to them, just call them a troll, that is enough.

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