In Norse mythology, repulsive dwarfs who lived in caves or other hidden places. They would steal children and property but hated noise. The troll in the children's story “The Three Billy Goats Gruff,” for example, lives under a bridge and is enraged when he hears the goats crossing the bridge.
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Until concern trolls like Sarah Ditum came along trying to cover it up again.Cover-Ups and Concern Trolls: Actually, It's About Ethics in Suicide Journalism|Arthur Chu|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
From creeps and trolls to hoaxes and hackers, these are the things that made us want to say sayonara to the Interwebs this year.10 Things That Made Us Want to Turn Off the Internet Forever in 2014|The Daily Beast|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
According to a February 2014 study entitled Trolls Just Want To Have Fun conducted by Canadian doctors Erin E. Buckels, Paul.
What separates the trolls from the exuberant or opinionated is anonymity.
Crow explained that his site put preventative measures in place to preclude trolls from reigning.
On the way back he passed the dwelling of a band of trolls at enmity with those from whom he had stolen the cup.
Some peasants who were once passing by these mounds prayed the trolls to give them some beer.
In Thyholm, a district of Denmark, there is a range of lofty mounds formerly inhabited by trolls.
In the latter case the man took refuge in the church, where he was besieged by the trolls until morning.
For a moment he stood, running through all he had learned about the trolls which infested these northlands.The Valor of Cappen Varra|Poul William Anderson