How to Disagree Online (and Know When to Bow Out)

It seems like everyone on the internet today has an opinion – about politics, health care, about virtually any topic – and is ready to take a stand. A simple post or shared article can rub someone (including you) the wrong way, and the gloves are off, with Caps Lock enabled as the weapon of choice.

These days, it doesn’t take much for an online argument to get going. Passions are high about many different issues, and a polite discussion can soon become a vicious battle. How do you voice your viewpoints in a productive way? Check out some suggestions in this Internet Connections article in our Summer 2020 Website Compass magazine. You’ll also learn what to do when you encounter a troll.
How to Disagree Online