- Do not engage.
First, insults happen. And so, good users don’t want problems. But, trolls do. So, refrain from posting how you feel if it insults others.
Then, there are nice ways to share opinions. However, trolls usually do not get the message. Accordingly, good users do.
Thus, a duty to be aware of social signals. Consequently, insults that result from online activity are not always what they seem. Given, an insult to me may not be to you. Can be taken out of context.
To start, an Internet flame is an insult. Flame wars are insulting threads. They denote poor communications skills and reflect on the family, upbringing, of the person using them.
Browsing for people to insult is trolling. Trolls post insults. Responding gives influence in the community because references raise rankings.
Any resort to conflict can be offensive. for example, defensive or argumentative statements, insults, violence, or ending communication. Thus, cyber bullying. Discussion is a reasonable for misunderstanding.
Internet Cyber Bullying
Some may be tempted to post flames. We can be popular without insulting. Hurting others is not the answer to our insecurities. Genuine engagement is better than offensive behavior.
It is proper netiquette to avoid inflammatory content, flames. We must refrain from intentionally offending each other.
Public relations tips can deal with negative media. Brings you to the level of response. Uses media for self-promotion.
Finally, refrain from posting. Also, no responding. Hence, no insults.
In private forums it may be alright to joke. The internet is a public forum because transmission of data is through public utilities. Public health and safety can be affected by online insults.
Get attention for good reasons. Avoid altercations. Find a comfort zone. Reach out appropriately.
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