How 2 Respond 2 Rude People Online

How to respond when someone on the internet is being rude.

Silent treatment is the best way to handle cyber bullying, but if you do decide to respond

Stay calm, do not use caps lock when responding and avoid strong punctuation.


Speak assertively when responding


Delete the comment and block the person.

Other Things You Can Do

Read the comment policy


Think if they were trying to be funny


Do not feed the trolls


Never forward it to someone else


Sleep on it


Know we will never escape rude people online