According to Wikipedia, the definition of an internet troll is:


In Internet slang, a troll (/ˈtroʊl/, /ˈtrɒl/) is a person who sows discord on the Internet by starting quarrels or upsetting people, by posting inflammatory, 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 an emotional ...


Wired studied 92 million online comments from over two million commenters and found that Vermont has the most Internet trolls of all of the states. But just across the border to the east, New Hampshire has the fewest online a$$h0les.

Their map shows that the nicest online city in America is Sharpsburg, Georgia.:

“The least toxic city in the US is Sharpsburg, Georgia. Sadly, it’s not because scenes from The Walking Dead were shot here and zombies have eaten all the trolls. It’s just a small town, and the smaller the group, the more influence a few bad apples (or bright pennies) will have.”


Ranking the other friendliest states; Oklahoma, Wyoming, West Virginia, and Maine make the top 5.


Editors note:

I like that we in Wyoming are so nice with minimal snark, and hope these other states see the error of their way and set upon a healthy path to spreading nothing but good words and positive vibes."


Ooh, I think I just threw up in my mouth a little….