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A troll is a fake social media account, often created to spread misleading information.

Each of the following 8 profiles include a brief selection of posts from a single social media account. You decide if each is an authentic account or a professional troll. After each profile, you’ll review the signs that can help you determine if it's a troll or not.

Click Profile 1 to get started, or visit the sections below to learn more.