Daily Express

Unmask these evil trolls


THE world unfortunat­ely has many unpleasant characters in it, even worse than the mind-boggling bureaucrat­s in Brussels, and it seems that most of these people can be found on social media as anonymous trolls.

The profanitie­s, gratuitous insults and even death threats are all done behind a virtual cloak hiding their identity. Often teenagers and women are the targets.

The case of Tara Jane Langston, 40, is a perfect example of why a crackdown is needed. She was targeted after a video of her gasping with Covid went viral.

So Richard Madeley is right to call for a change in the law to ensure that people who register social media accounts have to give their identities.Then they would have nowhere to hide.

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