What makes an internet troll tick? It's a question that many people have answered 'off the cuff;' but never in an academic sense. That is until now, as Academic Earth illustrates how anonymity is key in giving them a sense of 'online disinhibition.'
Reddit is, as you probably know, one of the internet's biggest websites, drawing in over 18 million visitors a month. With so many visitors, you are bound to get some bad apples; but reddit has a bigger problem with this than you might expect.
An early draft of the script for Prometheus has been published by a fan site this week. Titled Alien: Engineers, it reveals alien creatures and plot points never seen in the finished film.