Recently on YSN we had a little controversy. One of the people we featured and dotted over on the blog had some naysayers crop up and start questioning their success. We suddenly found ourselves in a tough spot, excited about the person we featured, but equally as concerned about some accusations. After discussing it here at great length, we started to think about how this kind of public questioning of people’s success, intentions, actions, history, etc. comes to a boiling point in the first place. There’s a lot of negativity and even slandering being propagated online lately and at YSN we thought this was a great opportunity to explore not only what to do about it, but why it happens in the first place, and how to avoid if from happening to you.
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