Anonymous Commenting Apps Lead To Cyberbullying

Originally published at: https://www.bark.us/blog/anonymous-posting-apps-lead-to-cyberbullying/

It seems every few weeks a new app emerges that allows for anonymous commenting on other user’s posts. These apps do not necessarily require a user profile or a connection to an identity in order to make comments. No one holds cyberbullies and trolls are accountable for their behavior. With no accountability for user actions, these apps are rife with anonymous cyberbullying, sexual predators, and other online issues. Not all comments are mean or harmful, but in general, anonymous commenting apps promote a lack of responsibility for users. Such apps allow people to say hurtful and some times down right…