Online communities have many negative people. Negative people will often inundate you with criticism and sarcasm. Why are there so many negative people online? What do they gain from their online negativity? And how do we deal with these negative people?
Bullies are everywhere. Sadly, they seem to be a constant fixture in any social group, irrespective of age, occupation, education, or financial status. Online forums are common breeding grounds for bullies because their identity is hidden, and their bad behavior is often encouraged or rewarded. Here, we consider forum bullies and how to effectively deal with them.