What's the innocent to do? If she tries to explain, is she just opening herself up for 'the snark'? Why should she even be a target since she was unfairly and erroneously targeted in the first place?
And because it's a free-for-all fest to shine a light on misbehaving authors now in comments, would anyone have taken the time to investigate or would there have been another dogpile?
's again. This is why twitter makes me nervous and I usually keep my own conversations to innocent, and boring, commentary.