Twitter trolling is in the news again with GB short track speed skater Elise Christie becoming the target of threats on the popular social media platform following her disqualification from the 500m race at the Sochi Winter Games. This is the latest in a series of social media attacks on GB Olympians with Rebecca Adlington (pictured), Beth Tweddle and Tom Daley, to name just a few high profile cases, all suffering over the last 12 months.
So just how unusual is this type of attack and is it limited to famous personalities? The latest statistics on UK social media bullying from Harris Interactive’s *SocialLife tracker suggest that we should not be surprised. Read More