Even though the tweet may not have been written with any malice intended, it was a thoughtless comment which could seriously hurt someone’s feelings and damage their self-esteem. Young women are impressionable and things such as this can have a serious knock on effect, not only with their physical well-being but also their mental state.
Lots of people would have found themselves too upset to reply to the comment, whereas others may have become angry and lowered themselves enough to argue with the online troll. However, Madison decided not to do either of these things – she wrote a short and simple reply. “Don’t see how people can be rude to people they don’t even know”.