Despite the multiple benefits it brings, the internet also has a dark side. It can be used to inspire hate and to hurt. The web is not immune to the ills of the world and particularly, with so many young people joining online communities ever-earlier, cyber bullying has become a matter of significant concern.
His many public spats aside, it is impossible to deny that Trump has leveraged social media, and Twitter specifically, in a way that no other politician has previously achieved -- and he has already indicated his intention to tweet major policy announcements rather than going through traditional communications channels.
Ditch the Label research, which found males to be the most likely to act as an aggressor of bullying behaviours, females were found to be the largest perpetrators of misogynistic language on the social network, with 52% of all misogynistic tweets authored by women. This discovery warrants further exploration into the ways in which women engage with each other in both online and offline environments.