social cruelty

Dealing with the nasties online

August 25, 2014

Pondering positive ways to deal with online negativity seems to be a trend – maybe even a blooming social norm! Because, in response to social cruelty like the recent [...]

A courageous target turned upstander

November 13, 2013

Read Caitlin Seida’s story for a great example of resilience and how to be an upstander online. Caitlin had publicly posted an unflattering Halloween photo of herself, [...]

Hurting others hurts us: Study

June 17, 2013

Although the victim is usually the focus in discussions about the impacts of social cruelty, everybody involved in it feels some pain or distress, research shows. Two recent [...]