What to Do if You Are Trolled

What Is “Trolling”?

When someone knowingly posts inflammatory messages or digressions in an online forum to discredit or distract from the original post. Often trolls just want attention. But sometimes their motives are malicious.?Don’t face the trolls alone. We have the experience and expertise to shut down their attacks.

What Should I Do?

  • Download the “Trolling” PDF below for more information
  • Contact Boston University Public Relations | Social Media: pr@bu.edu?or 617-353-2240
  • Notify your executive officer (dean, head, or director)
  • If you feel that you or your family are in imminent physical danger, call 911 or Boston University Police at 617-353-2121