Flaming and Trolling

Definitions

Trolling

Posting a provocative message to cause arguments and disruption. Directed toward no one in particular.

Flaming

An argument between two people on the internet, usually involving profanity. Directed toward on person

Examples

Trolling

Ads that say you can charge your Iphone in the microwave, for everyone to see.

Flaming

On youtube, when someone comments a rude thing toward the youtuber.

How to Prevent It

Trolling

There's no way to prevent trolling, just use your common sense and ignore it.

Flaming

Don't respond to the comments and block the user making the rude remarks.