As our kids grow up into a world where social media is bigger than ever before, with so many different platforms to be seen and heard on, and more and more people to interact with, how do we protect them and others from the keyboard warriors, trolls and general bullies of the world?
Sadly it’s not just our kids that get targeted by these unkind human folk, as we adult’s are finding out.
In the last few weeks i have seen so many different postings from people, who i met on social media (when it was a friendly place). These people have been trolled by some of the most disgusting keyboard warriors ever. They have turned their backs and left so many different social media sites because of the nastiness and bullying.
With so many suffering from Mental Health issues, isn’t it now more important than ever, to be nicer and kind to people?
As i scrolled through my Instagram feed this morning, i came across a post, which involved a high profile instragrammer, and how people have accused her of exploiting her children in her posts.
Wow, isn’t Instagram all about sharing things that are special to you? Now i haven’t read the full article, but from what i can gather, people have accused this lady of a few things, but why?
Is it because she had a beautiful family? A nice home? or was it because she had worked her arse off to create a brand and was highly successful from it?
Personally i think it was all three people had a problem with, and why?
Well jealousy can be a huge thing for trolls and bullies. They see someone doing something they want to be doing and rather than working on their own brand, they have to try and rip someone else’s dreams apart.
You see it happening to celebrities all the time, but why?
There’s a saying in our house, if you can’t say anything nice the shut up until you can.
Is it really that hard to be kind and celebrate someone else’s success?
A few years ago, my blog was my baby. I would try and post something daily, but then i came under fire from some of the “Elite” mummy bloggers. I have no idea why,and it hurt, so i decided to stop sharing my world as a mummy blogger.
So what made me turn the blog back on? Well, I no longer class myself as a ” Mummy Blogger”, and i love writing so why should i stop doing something that i love because someone had a problem with it.
I will never understand how people can post vile and nasty hate messages to someone. Why make someone feel so bad and worthless, when it takes the same amount of words to build people up and celebrate their success.
Obviously jealousy and insecurities are the main motivation for these people, they obviously have a lack of self worth and self confidence to be able to say, wow look at her or him, i want to be like them and start building their own dreams and ambitions.
In a world where you can be anything you want to be, be kind, because the world needs more or that.
The rest of you, keep building, keep dreaming and keep being you, because the world needs the dreamer’s, the doer’s and the generally good people people.