Social media has brought artists closer to fans. And haters too. That invisible army that spreads hate on the Internet and reaches the famous and the unknown without distinguishing the target. but What makes these people attack others with bad comments?
“Envy first. Later, I think they are unlovable people”, thinks Xuxa, who deals a lot with haters on social networks.
How long does it take for the first message to arrive from a hater? Fantastic follow Gretchen’s posts. Within five minutes, the first negative comment appears. Before banning and excluding haters, Gretchen adopted a strategy: she exposes him publicly. But it is not the best way to deal with them.
“The ideal is not to respond to the hater,” says psychologist Yuri Busin. He explains that the noise caused by the response reinforces the hater’s need to keep doing it, as he begins to feel that he has the power.
It doesn’t matter if the person who was attacked is famous or not. Fantástico spoke with Mateus, who was I was surprised by a torrent of hate after he made a video playing with her boyfriendwho is Swiss and above.
“Unresolved inner sadness often manifests as anger toward others. When we go out and express our anger by writing, speaking or fighting, we feel an adrenaline rush, and adrenaline equals pleasure. “We feel happy,” says Yuri Busin, explaining another reason why the haters perform.
Fantastic spoke to two haters, a man and a woman, but hid their faces so as not to highlight who he had. Painful behavior and can often turn into a crime. Watch the full video report.
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