The Toxicity of ‘Cancel Culture’

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The Toxicity of ‘Cancel Culture’

Kanye West in a MAGA baseball cap, Samantha Katie James sharing insensitive comments amid the BLM tensions, and many other questionable moments in time have brought about what has now been termed ‘cancel culture’ – the act of cutting ties or support for a public figure or even a brand. While at face value, this may seem like a natural (and just) response, some of the more toxic online abuse that has ensued have sparked the conversation on whether it enables cyber bullying. The question is: how much is too much when holding those with large platforms accountable?