Some people blame the Internet for this trend. I don't think it's anything new. The Internet just gives already unstable people more ways to get revenge. And the effects can be pervasive.
Online harassment can be devastating. You may feel powerless to stop it. Your ex can embarrass you in front of all your friends and family. Or, worse, he can try to destroy your relationships.
Fortunately, the Internet gives you power as well. You can clean up a lot of the harassing posts on your own. And you can get the word out that you're being harassed online.
Let's look at how to take back your accounts. Then I'll cover how to make them secure. We can also talk about damage control for what's already been done.