Trolling on social media pages dedicated to MMA : доклад, тезисы доклада


Тип публикации: доклад, тезисы доклада, статья из сборника материалов конференций

Конференция: Topical Issues of Linguistics and Teaching Methods in Business and Professional Communication; Moscow; Moscow

Год издания: 2020

Идентификатор DOI: 10.15405/epsbs.2020.12.02.45

Ключевые слова: trolling, intolerance, social media, communication, sports

Аннотация: The article discusses trolling behaviour on the social media pages dedicated to mixed martial arts (MMA). The communicative environment of pages dedicated to mixed martial arts is intolerant in general due to the aggressiveness of this sport and trash-talk of the fighters that affect subscribers of those pages. Trolling behaviour lПоказать полностьюeads to intolerant communication among the followers of these pages. Trolling is defined as a provocative communicative behaviour on the Internet aimed at inducing an intolerant reaction. Authors found out that trolling is one of the major sources of intolerant communication on pages dedicated to mixed martial arts. There are two types of trolling on the social media pages – single and collective trolling. A single troll tries to disrupt a normal conversation and amuse himself. Particular trolls could become famous in their communities. Collective trolling emerges when trolls begin to jointly troll specific individuals or public pages. Trolls can unite into their sub-communities and attack their victim collectively.

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Журнал: European Proceedings of Social and Behavioural Sciences EpSBS

Выпуск журнала: 97

Номера страниц: 338-345

Издатель: Future Academy


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