Topic: Flame Wars (Part 1 – Definition)

Today’s lesson: – Flame Wars, Part 1 – Definition If you don’t know what flame war means, here’s the definition… Flame war: A flamewar is a prolonged exchange of deliberately hostile messages over the Internet. An Internet user typically generates a flame response to other posts or users posting on a site, and is usually not constructive, does not clarify a discussion, and does not persuade others. Sometimes, flamers attempt to assert their authority, or establish a position of superiority over other users. Other times, a flamer is simply an individual who believes he or she carries the only valid opinion. This leads him or her to personally attack those who disagree. Occasionally, flamers wish to upset and offend other…

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