Olympian Tom Daley, Leslie Jones, Caroline Flack and Adele seemingly have very little in common. That is until you consider the fact that these celebrities have been victims of the infamous Twitter trolls. From racially motivated meanness to weight jokes and homophobic slurs, each of these celebrities has been a victim of individuals who choose to use their online anonymity to abuse others via Twitter.
Twitter trolls are well known for their lack of profile pictures, random strange names and, often, false email addresses. Some trolls even go as far to use false proxies, or IP addresses to avoid being found out.
Celebrities are not the only victims of Twitter trolling. An article in Teen Vogue suggest that Twitter Trolls are not only using the social medium to spew negativity, but are also sexually harassing teenagers. The CEO of Twitter, Dick Costolo, admits the platform has a real problem. “We suck at