The Phenomenon Of Trolling In The Russia-Ukraine Conflict, Explained.
What You Need to Know:
✓ Trolling is not new to the ancient art of diplomacy, especially in Ukraine;
✓Social media, once reserved for challenging regimes, is now used by national governments for great effect;
✓Russia has long used trolling as a strategy to gain an advantage in the information space, allegedly funding a “troll army” of commentators;
✓What started as low-level trolling between the diplomatic twitter feeds of Russia and the West, has greatly escalated;
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