VIDEO: How to deal with online trolls
MANILA, Philippines – Have you ever come face to face with a mean person and didn't know what to do?
Whether in the actual world or the virtual one, there will always be people who seem to want nothing more than to ruin your day. They catch you unawares in the middle of a good day and leave you with a snarky comment, a know-it-all response, or – heaven forbid – a great big spoiler. The worst part of it is that they always seem to know just the right buttons to push.
While some people are gifted with wit so quick the perfect response is just a breath away, the rest of humanity takes a bit longer to process the situation, and by the time they come up with a half-baked response, the bully has moved on to terrorizing other people.
So before you go back out there and attempt to face each and every troll head-on, here are a few tips to help you along:
If you've never encountered an online troll before, we hope this helps when the time comes. If you have been in one of the above situations, how did you react?
Share your stories in the comments section below! - Rappler.com
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