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Does the Internet Ruin Your Life Or Do People?

Ross Ellis | Posted 04.16.2017 | Impact
Ross Ellis

The need that our country has to make cruel comments about another person should be a wake-up call.

Don't Publicly Mock People Who Look A Little Funny Using Technology

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 04.11.2016 | Technology

Our modern era looks a little weird sometimes. The hottest gadgets around are big, wire-stuffed virtual reality boxes you strap to your face. It's har...

It's Unwise to Define Frozen Embryos as Human Life

Mark Baer | Posted 04.06.2017 | Impact
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Mark Baer

The Missouri legislature is currently considering the enactment of legislation that would define frozen embryos as human life.

I Speak My Mind

Meredith Masony | Posted 01.07.2017 | Parents
Meredith Masony

Have you ever been in line at the grocery store and received a sideways stare from the cashier? Maybe he/she gave your extra absorbent pantyliners a smirk or your beer and condoms a second look. Take a look at how I handled that situation.

What Do Cheaters Deserve?

Tamara Shayne Kagel | Posted 09.28.2016 | Women
Tamara Shayne Kagel

The scarlet letter as a form of punishment is back, it's just not written in red anymore; it's written in Tweets, and Facebook posts, and blogs, and shares. Only it's even worse, because the punishment can be permanent -- you can never take it off.

Ashley Madison Hack Could Have A Devastating Psychological Fallout

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 08.20.2015 | Science

Ashley Madison users may face more than just marital discord after the dating website's recent hack. On Tuesday night, hackers came through on their ...

Is the Woman Sleeping on the Train Alone?

Maria Alejandra Casale-Hardin | Posted 07.29.2016 | Women
Maria Alejandra Casale-Hardin

The decision to sleep on a train is yours to make. The fact that I was asleep does not, in any way, excuse the drunk man's behavior. We need to respect people, especially in our shared spaces. We need people to keep speaking up. Not only for ourselves but for those around us as well -- we are not alone!

Dad's Viral Video Has A Message For Parents Who Publicly Humiliate Their Kids As Punishment

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 06.01.2015 | Parents

Florida dad Wayman Gresham has a bone to pick with parents who punish their kids by publicly humiliating them on the Internet. In a discipline-them...

The President's Tweets and the Future of Shame

Deepak Chopra | Posted 05.25.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Deepak Chopra

Last week the new Twitter account @POTUS of President Obama became a lightning rod for the worst in social media behavior. Within minutes of its setup...

Social Media Makes Us All Bullies, Say Monica Lewinsky And Jon Ronson

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 03.31.2015 | Technology

We tend to go to emotional extremes on social media.

How to Be Obnoxious Online

Larry Womack | Posted 05.12.2015 | Media
Larry Womack

The truly committed, heinous online asshat must believe that he or she is really speaking for the silent majority. That each like really represents one percent of the American public. That, deep down, they are not being awful. Of course, if someone really wanted to stand out, they could always try behaving with some degree of decency.

Public Shaming on the Internet

Lindsay Hoffman | Posted 05.11.2015 | College
Lindsay Hoffman

In an age when interpersonal communication is primarily driven by digital technology, it is indisputable that bullying is already back -- and that it has taken the form of digital public shaming.

8 Reasons I'm Not Having Kids (Not That It's Any Of Your Business)

Sezin Koehler | Posted 11.15.2014 | Women
Sezin Koehler

I do not assume that my personal life choices are so fundamental that other people are less human or will live less fulfilled lives because they don't make the same ones.

Mom Sells 'Spoiled Brat' Daughter's Katy Perry Tickets

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 08.05.2014 | Parents

A Fargo, N.D., mom punished her 18-year-old daughter who she called a "spoiled brat" by selling her Katy Perry concert tickets. "Daughter is a spo...

On the Public Shaming of Underage Persons

Kevin Beckford | Posted 08.19.2014 | Media
Kevin Beckford

Can we stop supporting the exploitation underage people within the "gotcha" media, please? Youth deserve our protection more than anyone, and the current landscape of media reporting does little to ensure that the livelihoods of underage persons are protected.

Parents, Stop Shaming Your Teen Daughters Online

Zondra Hughes | Posted 05.24.2014 | Chicago
Zondra Hughes

Social media teaches us that there is no buffer between what people do in their daily lives and what is put online. However, parents must see the bigger picture, and opt not to publicly shame their children on social media.

Mom's Facebook Lesson Takes A Dark Turn

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 03.22.2014 | Parents

A Colorado mother who attempted to teach her daughter a lesson about Facebook use wound up getting blasted by others. In an effort to show her da...

WATCH: Foul-Mouthed Boy Gets Public Shaming

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 01.25.2014 | Parents

The sign, clutched by 12-year-old Dylan at a busy intersection in Spring, Texas, says it all: "I was suspended from school for cussing out my teacher....

Public Humiliation Is The Same As Bullying

Nile Cappello | Posted 12.04.2013 | Parents
Nile Cappello

I come from a generation -- and more specifically, a family -- for which this "parenting method' is unheard of. I put "parenting method" in quotations because what these parents are doing isn't parenting at all. It's bullying.

Dad Publicly Bullies Son To Shame Him For ... Bullying

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 10.07.2013 | Parents

Honk if you hate bullies? On Tuesday, a boy accused of bullying his schoolmates was forced to stand on a street corner with a humiliating sign as p...

Are Public Shaming and Cyberbullying the Same?

Russ Warner | Posted 08.17.2013 | Technology
Russ Warner

Let's suppose someone posts a picture of you with a nasty comment in an effort to ridicule, correct, or embarrass you... would you call that public shaming or cyberbullying?

Store Owner Takes Drastic Measure To Recoup Debts

The Huffington Post | Khadeeja Safdar | Posted 08.15.2012 | Small Business

A video store owner in North Carolina is tapping into the power of public embarrassment to recoup her debts. Christie Ross, the owner of the Video...

On the Public Shaming of Asma al-Assad

Ming Holden | Posted 06.30.2012 | World
Ming Holden

If our own American Secretary of State must "out-tough the guys" instead of saying all that she wishes she could, what hope have we for Asma? What right have we to blame her?