Tuesday 25 April 2017

Kim Bielenberg: From "whipping girls" to "bigoted vomits" - is it time for the Twitter ranters to calm down?

PUBLIC figures are giving up social media in droves, declaring that they are unable to take the abuse any more.

At this rate, one wonders whether any celebrities or politicians will be left on Twitter by the end of the week.

A feminist columnist Suzanne Moore, a Church of Ireland Bishop Paul Colton, and a Labour senator Jimmy Harte are just the latest to abandon Twitter, because they are fed up with all the brickbats.

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