The sheer number of people on Facebook with their real names, photos, locations and workplaces on their profile who are happy to throw abuse at other people kinda disproves the argument that it’s online anonymity that causes abusive behaviour

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@kirstyyarr Aye, online abuse happens because the platforms allow it. They see the bickering, insults, threats, and they go "Yup, that's fine here."

Except the really big ones don't just allow it, they encourage it, 'cause anger gets more engagement than anything else.

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