A lot of online leftists need to know what trollbait is and what it looks like. Not everyone stirring the pot in a leftist space is looking for an honest and reasonable discussion. If something posted that's egregious/deliberately controversial, best move is to ignore it and see what the OP does next. 7/10 times it's a troll looking to start shit.
huge platforms have the tendency to bring out the worst because of their size. There's no way for someone who's fairly normal with fairly normal interests to stand out amidst a bunch of other people with fairly normal interests.
What grabs people's attention are stunts- vitriolic rage, expressing extremist views, and other extreme behaviors. So sites become millions engaging in further and further behavior for attention.
What I'm saying is that if I see another post elevating fictional women on International Women's Day- I will start biting people
Psych Major. Weaver. Embroiderer. Cat-Lover. Amateur video game player. Bisexual. She/Her. Read "The Dispossesed".
Sunbeam City is a anticapitalist, antifascist solarpunk instance that is run collectively.