What Your Online Comments Say About You

When we comment on news stories, most of us hope to say something about the topic at hand — even (or maybe especially) if it’s that the author got it all wrong. But what do the comments we leave say about us — about our beliefs, our biases and how we act when the ordinary rules don’t apply? And how do our comments affect the beliefs of others?

Source: What Your Online Comments Say About You

The following was posited years ago:

Normal Person + Anonymity + Audience = Total Fuckwad

John Gabriel’s Greater Internet Fuckwad Theory

It happens in the real world. It has always happened… Why would it surprise anybody that it happens on the Internet?

Man, I just wanted to know how babby is formed

Someone is wrong on the Internet…