Originally Posted by The One Who
Are these people actually friends, or simply people off the internet? If the former, what made you be friends with them in the first place? And if the latter, surely there are very few ties to cut other than simply ignoring their very existence?
The anonymity the internet grants people can be both a wonderful and terrifying thing. The internet, as a general rule of thumb, is full of rather unpleasant personalities. Ignore them because they don't actually mean anything to you other than a (fake) name on a screen.