If you've blogged or spent any time on Facebook, you've encountered people who will give a "positively negative" comment, comments that may to sound positive but end up sounding negative because of a word or phrase that they add in it. It affects those who post afterwards, like your comment or comment after a "positively negative" comment. Your connections can even show signs that they've been "worn down" by the emotion of that comment. Whether the positively negative person is blind to their negativity or they're trying to be witty or sarcastic, the bad impression is left for all.
What if you are the positively negative person?
How will you know?
Look at a comment before you hit "share" or "send". Does it sound anything like this - "I read through your post and found something of value - finally." Or, "It's the first time I read through your post without getting bored."
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