This Week's Merge: We Teach People How To Treat Us
July 30, 2014 at 5:30 AM (PT)
JACOBS MEDIA Dir./Digital and Social Strategies and MERGE author LORI LEWIS writes, "How to deal with trolls is one of the most-asked questions regarding the social space. How do you manage these people, armed with a smartphone or keyboard, saying whatever they want to say often with anonymity?
"Before you think of throwing shade back like ANDERSON COOPER is famous for -– wait. There's a skill to it that not everyone has. You'll come off as thin-skinned if your snark doesn't translate to funny.
It starts with practicing the tips inside this week's MERGE."
MERGE is written to assist radio and records in the social and digital space.