Culture & Arts

Behind fake usernames, trolls continue to target YouTubers--without consequences

With a rise in the number of YouTubers, there has also been a rise of hate comments that attack content creators personally. And a majority of the comments have nothing to do with their work. Behind fake usernames, trolls continue to target YouTubers--without consequences
(Clockwise from top right) Apoorva Kshitiz Singh, Elena Gurung, Rastra Bimochan Timalsena and Binayak Kuikel. Many YouTubers say because the hate comments are so regular, they have developed a thick skin and just let the comments slide. However, sometimes some comments cross a line.  Photos: Screengrabs via Youtube
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Shashwat Pant
Published at : August 27, 2020
Updated at : August 27, 2020 09:15
Kathmandu

Shashwat Pant

Shashwat Pant is culture and arts reporter for The Kathmandu Post.


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