That Escalated Quickly

A lesson about experiencing anger on social media

Have you ever been on Facebook or Twitter and had your mood derailed by a vicious comment on one of your posts? How did you respond? I had a dramatic experience on Facebook during just such an occurence, which ultimately demonstrated the caution and clarity that social media interaction often demands. There are some psychological issues under my belt, so I may be especially flammable when under ‘attack’ — be it in the form of unsolicited criticism, judgment of my character, or use of strong language. Yet in…