Dogpiling on Social Media: Without long term goals, it’s just empty performance – by WhiteClaw
by Dogpatch Press Staff
WhiteClaw previously submitted Why furries should care about politics in 2018.
Most of us on the internet have probably heard of and witnessed dogpiling. Some of us have even been unlucky enough to be on the receiving end. But nearly everyone will deny having taken part in it.
Even people in the middle of dogpiling will resist the label. According to them, they are: critiquing, complaining, offering their opinion, standing up for themselves and/or others, responding, calling out — and any other number of words and terms that can be used to describe their actions.
But never are they dogpiling.
So, what is this strange act that seems to be everywhere, but committed by no one? To answer that question, we have to start at the beginning.