Short sellers don't own the stock.Shorts borrow stock from a broker and sell the borrowed stock and then buy it back at a lower price and return the borrowed stock to the broker and pocket the difference.The more unscrupulous short sellers will get on a message board and continuously bash the company to shake investors out and keep the price at the lower level,use the ignore button on them,that's what it's there for.
EFIR the no 1 most shorted stock on this website OTCSHORTREPORT. 5 day short interest in 993,000,000. Shorts are going to start covering any day now. This stock will blast off like a rocket to space when short covering starts ANY DAY NOW.