Negative social media interactions are often sent out at the spigot of a person’s emotions, especially when they are feeling frustrated. When someone is feeling frustrated, their emotions can be very overwhelming and lead to an outburst or outburst of rage. But, there are ways to prevent this from happening. One simple method is to change the tone of your texts.
Social media verbal abuse has become a common occurrence in our society. Blunt comments, irony, sarcasm, and even name calling are all too common on these platforms, where the rules are not always clear. Verbal abuse on social media can be detrimental to a person’s self-esteem and can have a negative impact on a person’s ability to form relationships with others (Meyer, 2014). New technology has changed the way people communicate, and individuals must be careful not to let this new communication technology become a negative influence on their lives.
Social media verbal abuse on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, and YouTube has become an increasing part of people’s everyday lives. The language people use on social media is often hate speech or cyberbullying. It is often used on the internet to intimidate, harass, or bully.
The most common forms of social media verbal abuse are screenshots, off-color comments, and memes. Screenshots and off-color comments can be difficult to interpret, as they can be contradictory and difficult to read. This includes comments on photos, videos, and other posts that describe or give examples of an individual’s behaviour, even though this behaviour may not be illegal, it can be hurtful and rude. Memes are often used to convey a message in an exaggerated way.
by Μαρία Αναστασοπούλου