Kpopalypse’s survival advice for people experiencing online targeted hate campaigns from k-pop fandoms

Online campaigns run by k-pop fans have received a lot of media coverage lately, much of it positive, and with good reason.  However anybody who has interacted with k-pop fan communities for any length of time knows that there is a not-very-hidden dark side to coordinated kpop fan activity, and if you’ve ever been on the receiving end of a fandom hate campaign you’ll know exactly how toxic, manipulative and gaslighting they can be – to the point where innocent people’s lives and careers have been destroyed.  This post isn’t here to explain to you what these hate campaigns are or why they are bad, but how to survive if you are a target.  What should you do?  What shouldn’t you do?  Read on as Kpopalypse shares from personal experience the most effective ways to survive the horrors of k-pop cyberbullying boot camp!

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