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Hate campaign

Hi all

I have been on the receiving end of cyberbullying for 18months.
It has slowly escalated from 1 or 2 people to now 8 or 9. None of who know me but constantly target me for ridicule, lies and abuse.
Even contacting my workplace and making false accusations.
I have blocked all individuals however they still infiltrate by making new accounts.
How have others dealt with online twitter abuse?
I believe I've managed it quite well of late but in the past it has got me to my lowest points.
Thanks for allowing me to share.
I've had some experience with this and found that not responding, reporting and then blocking the accounts as they pop-up is a good start. If this is happening on Twitter you should also look at some of your safety settings to see if you can use mute or filter tools to help minimise your contact with these people.

The work situation is something that I have not come across myself, but If I were you, I would have a chat with senior management or HR to let them know you are being targeted in this way. They may even be able to help.

Keep on keeping on Anita, you are dealing with this as best you can and we are here to support you!

You can also get in touch with a Cybersmile advisor via email at [email protected] if you need some extra help.

Hope this helps.

Hi Anita,

I agree with what Jules says. Also, speaking with HR or senior management at your work is important. Most employers are aware of how trolling and abuse can affect businesses, as well as individuals, so letting them know what is going on is a good idea.

Stay strong and good luck.
What platform is this happening on? You may not be aware of all the varying types of filters, blocking features etc that could help you to manage these people? You could check out the Cybersmile Help Centre for info and links as well.

I'm also in agreement with the other posters about chatting with your employer.

Try not to let this get you down. This is what the bullies want. Don't be afraid to take a break from it for a while give yourself time to re-group, and if you need a bit of extra support just reach out to the advisors at cybersmile and they will help. You've got this Anita, and we are all here for you too.