Social Media Bullying and Blog Stalking

I’ve realized a few things since I’ve been a mommy blogger.  The biggest thing that I’m starting to realize is about adult bullying as it relates to blog stalking.  I joke with some of my closest friends that I’m blog stalking them because I read the vast majority of their blog posts.  But sometimes, blog stalking is really used just to help someone continue a social media bullying campaign.  What’s interesting is that social media bullying extends across all networks.  Passive aggressive pins even show up.

I’m watching a friend experience it right now.  I’m very proud of her for how she’s reacting to the campaign of bullying.  She’s keeping herself above the fray and deleting this person’s snide comments.  She’s ignoring the passive aggressive swipes that this person is taking at her through her own blog.  She refuses to rise to the social media bullying bait that this person is throwing at her. [Read more…]