Online trolling legal help
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Until you have experienced abuse online it is very hard to understand how it feels. You cannot escape it and it gets into your psyche and it has such damaging effects. Online trolls can shatter your confidence, cause anxiety, depression, eating disorders, body dysmorphia and so very often, tragically, suicide.
Little Mix's Jesy Nelson has been talking to the media and has produced a documentary about how her online trolling experience led to her feeling like she wanted to take her own life. This is the impact that online harassment has on victims.
If it is happening to you:
Secondly, you don't know who can help you but by this time, it is already feels too late, in terms of the effects of the abuse online, since you have read the comments from the ever growing group of internet trolls and they are being shared, linked, liked in nanoseconds. With the ubiquity of the internet, it means that all of the horrendous comments about you are growing and there is no escape from that.
Whether you are in the public eye or not, the online abuse escalates if the trolls know they have hit a nerve with you. Ignoring it is not an option.
Deleting the social media account is an option. Sounds easier said than done but it works, as it did for Jesy Nelson. Distancing yourself between you and online trolls is the best option.
Legal help for online trolling from a specialised internet law solicitor, who has had 23 years of reputation rescue and removing defamation online rapidly is the key in helping you remove abusive posts and links. It may feel that it is an impossible task but it is what we do on a daily basis.
Many of our clients, despite being traumatised by the content of the abuse online, have felt that we have been the first step of recovery for social media abuse. Read our article about obtaining legal help for online abuse and for more information, contact Cohen Davis: 0800 612 7211.