The Experience of Being Trolled | Idea Channel | PBS Digital Studios

In a very special episode this week, Mike rethinks his approach to the episode. Most of you have heard the phrase “Don’t Feed the Trolls”, but do trolls actually serve a purpose? Found everywhere people converse online, their combative rhetoric can be annoying, even harmful. Can a valid argument be made for the value of trolls? Watch Red Shirt Mike vs Blue Shirt Mike deliberate!


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