When the backlash against that blog began, Ms Long, who posted the blog article was accused of seizing on SEO for her own personal gain, The controversy got so intense that Long decided to release a joint statement with one of her detractors
“We would like to release a public statement on the need for a respectful national conversation on mental health. Whatever disagreements we have had, we both believe that the stigma attached to mental illness needs to end. We need to provide affordable, quality mental health care for families. … Neither of us anticipated the viral response to our posts.”
Internet controversies engulf people in a tide, sometimes taking out their awareness to realize what their real argument is about. Then they lose their sensitivity. Some times, people and marketeers on the net are blatant and deliberate in courting negative attention, just to draw in a few more eyeballs and some mind space, Positive attention appears to be pushed to the background when people are bogged down with their own personal issues.