Posts tagged "harmful discourse"

How to respond to trolling behaviors

If you interact online, chances are you have witnessed trolling and trolling behaviors. You may also have been targeted by these behaviors as they show up in comment sections and social media platforms.  A 2016 poll of over 1000 Americans reported that 25% of respondents were victims of online harassment or knew someone who was. Of the…

Online disinhibition effect

This week I spent some time actually scrolling through my Facebook feed and came across a post in which a friend shared a video of what was labeled as "Antifa on traffic duty in Portland, Oregon" from the Facebook Page for The Conservative Treehouse. The Conservative Treehouse has been described as posting "conservative-leaning stories that sometimes…