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[Article Repost] Cyber Bullying On GoodReads, by Annoymous at Nobullying.com

WTF?! Nobullying.org believes that negative reviews about the book is abusive?!!

 

I will be straight up: I HATED THIS ARTICLE. While it injects some basic facts, the over all piece is miles off the mark and doesn't even try to understand the full story. It was likely written prior to the GR policy change, hard to tell. But the final paragraph is the one that sets my nerves on fire.

 

Quote from the article: [emphasis mine]

"As such, their moderation team will continue to attempt to shut down the individual bullying attempts, but there will be no sweeping reforms in order to counteract the abuse that happens whenever particular posters try to make an author feel degraded by writing a negative or scathing review."

 

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