I'm going to preface this post by pointing out that there aren't very many internet-related things that can get under my skin. I've been on newschoolers for the better part of a decade and have grown up with the interned, so I understand that most of the trolling and bullshit that goes on is the result of uneducated and depressed teens who need to anonymously behave shitty to other humans to generate some sort of backwards satisfaction. It's fucked up, yes, but for the most part trolling is very easy to ignore, and as a rule assholes who hide behind screen names and aliases are a waste of time to engage with no matter what the issue might be.
But this shit struck a different cord with me.
I had another one of those moments of realization this morning when I remembered that Shane McConkey isn't with us anymore. It's difficult to comprehend and wrap the mind around, even now. So I threw on one of his seggys and decided to drop by his RIP Shane McConkey facebook group to lay down a celebratory/emotional comment on the wall.
Then, I stumbled upon two kids spamming the comments section on his wall with line-crossing bullshit to the likes of: