(Photo credit: AngryCommGuy/Imgur)Dunce caps seem like a harsh and antiquated way of making kids behave, but the public arena otherwise known as the Internet is bringing public shaming back into vogue as a means of discipline. On Sunday, a redditor called AngryCommGuy posted a picture titled "Mom Catches Daughter Cyberbullying," he says it was posted by a "surburban mom" on Facebook.
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The image shows a girl, who appears to be in her early teens, holding a sign and an iPod. The sign reads: "My name is Hailey. I am a kind, caring, smart girl, but I make poor choices with social media. As a punishment, I am selling my iPod and will be donating the money to the charity Beat Bullying, in hopes of changing my behavior as well as bringing awareness to Bullying. Because bullying is wrong."
In an era when even some judges are sentencing people to wear humiliating signs to atone for their crimes, this is only one of many incidentsRead More »from Mom Cybershames Daughter for Online Bullying. Who's the Bully Now?