Seaside Heights Business Trolls Competitors, Internet Strikes Back
Wikipedia describes internet trolling as someone "who posts inflammatory, insincere, digressive, extraneous, or off-topic messages in an online community (such as a newsgroup, forum, chat room, or blog), with the intent of provoking readers into displaying emotional responses or manipulating their perception. This is typically for the troll's amusement, or to achieve a specific result such as disrupting a rival's online activities or manipulating a political process." That's pretty specific and I think it's what we have in this situation, from both sides.
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I love me some boardwalk food, particularly from the great businesses that line the boards at Seaside Park and Seaside Heights. While all Jersey Shore businesses have different strengths and weaknesses, I rarely see them take a swipe at a competitor in public. In this case, one took a general jab at the competitors they believe serve inferior food. And then - - In the immortal words of Ron Burgundy, "Boy, that escalated quickly." 111 reactions. 77 comments. 49 shares. And a few of the more memorable back and forths are below.