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The Power of the Anonymous Online Troll | Sooz Kempner | TEDxClapham
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Added Aug 11, 2016
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The dark side of social media is how easy it is to be anonymous. The rise of the online troll has led to a whole new kind of bullying and it's not always easy to know how to deal with it. Do you ignore them? Do you confront them? Is it all just harmless fun? Comedian Sooz Kempner has had her fair share of online trolls and believes there can be great power in not being anonymous.

Sooz is a stand-up comedian and actor. In 2010 she graduated from the Royal Academy of Music and has been trying to worm her way into a West End show ever since. Sooz would like people to remember her as a sort of ASDA Kate Bush.

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