I've been wanting to do this for awhile, but I never felt... pushed into it, but lately this has been on my mind more and more. If a troll (or worse) wants to harass me, they will do so on DeviantArt more than any other website. While it is true that I am more active on DeviantArt than some other websites, it's not the place I am the most active. I get harassed here more than say... YouTube, where my main base is, or on my website where I am the only moderator.
The main reason more harassment happens here than anywhere else is because DeviantArt is the absolute worst of the mainstream social media platforms at dealing with harassment. Now for context, I have dealt with many many trolls over time. Some of them I've needed to go to websites to deal with, and sometimes it has gotten so bad that I did need to talk to law enforcement.
As I'm a fairly well known internet personality I have both a sizeable fandom and a sizeable hatedom, and both of them can get... out of hand. But that's a st