Trolls just want to have fun

@article{Buckels2014TrollsJW,
  title={Trolls just want to have fun},
  author={Erin E Buckels and P. Trapnell and D. Paulhus},
  journal={Personality and Individual Differences},
  year={2014},
  volume={67},
  pages={97-102}
}
Abstract In two online studies (total N  = 1215), respondents completed personality inventories and a survey of their Internet commenting styles. Overall, strong positive associations emerged among online commenting frequency, trolling enjoyment, and troll identity, pointing to a common construct underlying the measures. Both studies revealed similar patterns of relations between trolling and the Dark Tetrad of personality: trolling correlated positively with sadism, psychopathy, and… Expand
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