For those who are unfamiliar with what a "stan" is, Urban Dictionary gives this definition: 

"Based on the central character in the Eminem song of the same name, a "stan" is an overzealous maniacal fan for any celebrity or athlete."
With the advent of social media, "stanning" has been taken to a whole another level. These—often times delusional fansnow have the ability to affect our daily lives by ripping apart our timelines, news feeds, messages, and mentions. Totally deaf to rational and honest debate, stans hunt in packs and will stop at nothing to violate and be heard. Whether they're stanning for LeBron JamesFloyd Mayweather, or even Aaron Hernandez, these passionate internet terrorists are a nuisance. Read on to discover 25 Athletes With the Most Annoying Stans on the Internet.