Dating/Friendships

Username exchange thread

For chat apps. Good idea? Bad idea? I haven’t seen a thread like that.
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Username exchange thread

this is a one-way ticket for harassment and stalking so no
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Username exchange thread

No? It’s not. It’s for anyone who is open to chat.

If you’re not open to chat then don’t give a username. Simple.

If someone is harassing you, block them.
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Username exchange thread

Biglunch:
No? It’s not. It’s for anyone who is open to chat.

If you’re not open to chat then don’t give a username. Simple.

If someone is harassing you, block them.


That's... a nice ideal. If someone is comfortable with sharing their chat info on an open forum, that's on them. But I know someone who has been blocked by the same person multiple times and they still find ways to contact them. If someone really wants to harass someone else, getting blocked will not deter them.
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Username exchange thread

Biglunch:
No? It’s not. It’s for anyone who is open to chat.

If you’re not open to chat then don’t give a username. Simple.

If someone is harassing you, block them.

Expeng:
That's... a nice ideal. If someone is comfortable with sharing their chat info on an open forum, that's on them. But I know someone who has been blocked by the same person multiple times and they still find ways to contact them. If someone really wants to harass someone else, getting blocked will not deter them.


Yup. I've been stalked twice before, so I know how tenacious someone can be.

I also had a user who spent several months specifically harassing me even after I blocked him. He didn't stop until he got permabanned.

If someone wants to share all their socials, more power to them. I know some people are comfortable with that, and more power to them. But if you think just blocking some will stop them from harassing you, I recommend talking to some of the other users on FF. You see it most with women and femme-aligned people, but men and masc-aligned people deal with it too.
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