Sarah Dobbs looks into the ways various platforms are trying to combat trolls
At this point, there's no point trying to deny it: there is a massive problem with abuse on the internet. It's not a new phenomenon, of course. For almost as long as the web has existed, people have been using it to be horrible to one another just as often as they've been using it to share knowledge or make friends. Can you remember the first time you heard the phrase "don't read the comments"? It was probably years ago. More than a decade, even.