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"the practice of behaving in a deceptive, destructive, or disruptive manner in a social setting on the Internet with no apparent instrumental purpose".
They also find that people who just debate stuff on the internet show a smaller deviation towards psychopathy, sadisam and machiavellianism (but not narcissism).
Whether it's sadistic or psychopathic depends on its aims and methodology, but I can see why there'd be a generally positive correlation regardless.
though i think most people have tried to deny it is an actual thing for so long i can't imagine it getting much buy-in
I used to love attempting a blooper on someone via the internet but now you are ring-fenced with the online creeps and evils of this world and I just cannot handle this any more.