On Being an Online Grown-up

Don't Feed The TrollsWhile I’ve come across trolls* before while moving about online, last week was the first time one sought me out. An angry Twitter user took issue with one of my tweets, and a quick look at their recent activity showed that this person wasn’t interested in a reasonable debate, but in name calling and petty fights. Trolls like this have proven inevitable on the internet, and they tend to come out of the woodwork more and more as your online presence rises in prominence. Read the rest of this entry »