Stop feeding the trolls.
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Hello, photographers, podcasters, field recordists, and filmmakers! Welcome to Photography by Gallagher, where we discuss everything relating to our favorite crafts in the B2B sector. Today's subject is one that we've all encountered at some time in our online lives: trolls.
Yes, those annoying, snide, and downright unpleasant people who appear to have nothing better to do except make disrespectful remarks and cause problems. But don't worry, my dear readers, for I, Bigbobby, have put up a complete tutorial on how to deal with online trolls once and for all.
Step 1: Stop feeding the trolls.
The first and most crucial guideline to remember when dealing with trolls is to avoid engaging with them. Trolls thrive on attention, so if you reply to their remarks or react to them in any way, they win. So don't fall for the bait, don't dispute with them, and don't even attempt to reason with them. It's like attempting to teach a pig to sing - it wastes your time and irritates the pig.
a few reasons:
The first reason is that it's a waste of your time and effort.
It takes time and effort to deal with trolls. You have to read their notes, come up with an answer, and take part in a back-and-forth that can last for hours or even days. And what for? Most of the time, you won't be able to convince them or get anywhere. You're wasting your time and effort.
Reason 2: It gives them permission to act that way.
When you talk to trolls, you're basically telling them that what they're doing is okay. You're giving them a chance to spread their nasty words because you agree with them. By not talking to them, you're telling them that what they're doing is wrong.
Reason #3: It keeps your mind in good shape.
Dealing with haters can wear you down mentally. Their words can hurt and hurt you, and they can hurt your mental health. By avoiding them, you're protecting yourself from their bad qualities and keeping your own health in good shape.
The fourth reason is that it sets a good example.
When you don't feed the haters, you show other people how to act in a good way. You're showing that it's possible to rise above the hate and criticism and focus on what really matters: making good changes and building a better online community.
Don't Take It Personally, Step 2
Remember that trolls are not criticizing you personally, but rather your work or material. It's critical not to take their remarks personally or allow them damage your self-esteem. You know your abilities and capabilities better than anyone else, so don't let the trolls get you down.
Step 3: Stop them.
You can always block the trolls if all else fails. Most social media networks enable you to restrict particular persons from communicating with you or seeing your material. Don't be afraid to utilize this option if a troll gets exceptionally nasty or abusive.
Dealing with trolls may be aggravating, but keep in mind that they are a tiny proportion of the online population. The majority of people respect and support your job, and it is on these individuals that you should concentrate your efforts. Use the strategies I've provided above to deal with trolls in a good and productive manner, and you'll be well on your way to finally defeating online trolls.
That concludes today's blog article. I hope you found it informative and enjoyable. Remember to keep producing and sharing your incredible work with the rest of the world, and don't let the trolls get you down. Bigbobby here, signing off till next time!