Lisa Selin Davis

Why Online Comments Are So Toxic

In the year that I wrote for a blog about Brooklyn real estate, I was regularlyplagued by "trolls" -- online commenters who write inflammatory or derisive thingsin public forums, hoping to provoke an emotional response. These commenterscalled me, and one another, everything from stupid to racist, or sometimes stupidracists. And that was just when I posted the menu of a new café.

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Why a Car-Free Suburbia May Become a Reality

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