Who Are 'Haters'?

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Question: Who Are 'Haters'?

Answer: Online 'haters' are vocal and malicious web users who broadcast hatred and insults whenever they disagree with something or someone. They seek to spread negative opinions and attack a person or an idea. At the mild end of the spectrum, haters can be 'trolls', people who are just goading others for the sake of childish fun and causing dissent for entertainment. At the extreme end of the spectrum, haters can be 'five-star haters' who are outright bigots, racists, and militants who will poison the social fabric of a community and actually threaten and stalk the people whom they hate.

Example of mild hating: an online user named Palp

  • Tha-tch: Oh, I'm going to score tickets to the Ultra Music Festival in Miami!
  • Palp: You and your stupid techno music! Enough, already. We're sick of hearing about this, and nobody cares about your music.
  • Tha-tch: Don't be hating my taste in beats. Ultra is AWESOME. If you came, you'd really like it.
  • Palp: Paying 400 bucks to be in a crowd of drunk teenagers and listen to the same 30 seconds of techno garbage repeatedly for three days? You must be an idiot and a child because only idiots and children would do that.
  • Tha-tch: You wouldn't be such a hater if you weren't so old and grumpy. Electronica festivals are the bomb!
  • Palp: Chirp chirp chirp. You're a brainwashed idiot and you're an embarrassment to adult America. Your music is terri-bad, your concerts are over-priced, and your fellow music fans are irresponsible drug addicts. Geez, get a life, Tha-tch!