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Psychoanalytic review of the trolling culture regarding female body.

Sinha , K; Mirza Sarwar Baig; Fatima, Huma

Abstract
Internet trolls are people who use their anonymity to
persistently, and many times with malafide intentions,
promote and share things on some internet platforms,
boards, and forums. With the advent of time, the trolling
has become a medium for asking and doing sexual
advances in the realm of the social media making the victim
disgust be saying obscene comments or asking for nude
pictures or by sending the nude pictures for any sexual
advances from the victim in the form of the projection.
The reaction to their action is the gate to redemption in
their eyes. The certain kind of offline identities of
anonymous individuals trolls is unknowable as are their
true feelings. One can say that the feeling of guilt that is not
being sublimated or used creatively may cause aggressive
behavior towards the world outside. Anonymity increases
the incidents of the trolling leading to the veracity of the
attack more powerful. The internet is becoming a medium
to invest our insecurities although it is a destructive
practice.

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