internet trolling

  • How to Recognise a ‘Shitpost’ on Social Media

    How to Recognise a ‘Shitpost’ on Social Media

    Social media is rife with disingenuous, bad faith bluster masquerading as legitimate discourse. Some honest attempts to contribute to the ongoing dialogue on Twitter or Instagram are cringe-worthy even when they aren’t intentionally crafted to spark outrage; other times, people are out there just to stir the pot, courting an entire community’s collective wrath. This…