Posts Tagged: public shaming

The Internet As Scarlet Letter


Though the Internet these days isn’t the Wild West it once was, there’s still plenty of vigilante justice going on, from the outing and firing of the man responsible for subreddits like /r/jailbait and /r/creepshots to Jezebel’s public shaming of racist teenagers. But where is the line between dispensing justice and just plain harassing someone? […]