Thursday, February 18, 2016

To What Piece of Technology Would You Write a ‘Love Letter’?

 Read : Can A Human Fall In Love With A Computer?

Question of the Day: Read: To What Piece of Technology Would You Write a ‘Love Letter’?
By KATHERINE SCHULTEN Download the Audio

Write a three paragraph letter supporting your opinion. Please check grammar, spelling and punctuation.  Post it on your Blog.

Try your hand at writing a similar “love letter” to the piece of technology that means the most to you, whether it’s an iPod you own or a computer, television, camera, or cellphone you covet. Like David Pogue does, address the device directly and describe the details that make it “something special” to you. (You needn’t write about the tech specifics of the device unless you want to; instead, you might concentrate on how this device improves, or could improve, your life.)  

  • You may write a three stanza poem or a three verse song or rap instead

Dear Ps4,

I wanted to tell you this for a long time but I didn't have he words to do so.
Since the first day I saw you, I couldn't take my eyes off of you. You were so beautiful, I felt embarrassed when I looked at you.

I thought to myself  " I don't deserve to look at you". Everything about you is so perfect. 

Your processor is the part of you that I love the most. You make all my games look good on my TV. Because of you I can experience online gaming and have fun. 

You brought joy to my pitiful life and I wish to be with you forever. I will never get tired of you because I love you and will always Love You. 

I hope That you feel the same thing for me too. Even if you don't, just remember that I will always be there to clean you up when you collect dust, I will always use You to play my games, watch Youtube videos, and stream on Twitch.

My love for You will never cease and I want you to remember that.


Dear iPhone,

There aren't that many things I enjoy interacting with but you are truly something special. It was like love at first sight when I got you from the Apple Store. The very first moment I held you in my hands it felt like the world was in my palms.

Besides some family members you have been the only thing there for me, from long stressful nights to some of the best moments in life.

I'd like to thank you thus far for my success in school from searching answers for me and practically saving me from failing. All in all I'm not sure where I'd be without you.

I love you iPhone.

Yours Truly, Mekhi Chester

Dear Tech,
Technology you are always one step away from humans. Its something that we adapted to and we wouldn't live without you. I personally like technology. I have an 6 it is a very smart device and helps in almost everything. 

I support the apple company for the great things they make. They are millions of companies trying to get the best technology for people to buy from new cars to the "swagway" boards. Every year new technology makes our life better. 

For example cameras in our houses, alarms, cars that have cameras and can drive by themselves. The technology its more safe and at the same time the technology its fun. 

Technology you are real cool and helps us every singe day in our lives thank you.                                                                                    

Sincerely, Andy 

Dear Galaxy Smartphone,

I loved you since the first day I felt you in my hand. Every time I use the galaxy, there is always an reminiscent moment when we had good times. 

For over 2 years I always took care the Galaxy and I even dream about you sometimes. Without the smartphone Galaxy, I would have got information the old school way by books, the computer and etc.
Most of the time you allow me to listening to music, I know all the shortcuts and passages of you.  

I love the way you look up information on Google. Galaxy your my best tool to use. Much better than books and notebooks. 

Love, Michael


Dear Samsung phone , 

I am in love with your storage space. Whenever I need space to download an app its is always easy, I never have to go threw the process of deleting pictures and clearing the data of an app to receive space. 

The downloading process is always fast I never have to wait to long to have an app that I want. Even though the camera quality is not always good ; you still have the space for me to take as many pictures as I want to get the picture right. 

And when I don't want the picture anymore, you do not  keep the extra space still as a picture you give me the space back.


Dear Xbox, 

I love you because you allow me to watch Netflix anytime. I also love that I don't have to charge you like a phone or a tablet, I just plug you up and have fun for as long as I want. 

I love that I can play Call of Duty black ops on Xbox live and play death match with my online friends, level up, and upgrade my guns. I love that I can play story mode on GTA 5 on my HD 70 inch plasma flat screen TV with the volume all the way up. 

I also love watching YouTube over WiFi and when I have friends over blast music while we chill. You were the first electronic that I bought on my own a few years ago when I got my first job. I had so many good memories with you and I'm happy you came into my life.

Sincerely, Halimah.

Dear PS4,

I love the way you entertain me. I love your slick edges. I love playing games with you. You are my stress reliever. 

You are the always there when I need you the most. You make my lows high. You are the water to my fire. You are the yin to my yang. You are always on mind. 

Every time I played you, you never gave up on me. You always kept me occupied. You are by far the best piece of technology I ever had. You are my PS4 and for that I love you. <3
                                                                                                                    Love Caudell 

By Sonjani Foyo

Dear IPhone,

I like how lightweight you are, how efficient you are, and how fast you operate. I like how you make it easier for me to backup important information, I don't have a hard time using you, and you charge pretty quickly. 

I like how I find what I am looking for in the app store most of the time, and I like that I don't have to download additional apps for basic things, like the flashlight, calculator etc. I like how durable you are, I drop you all the time, but you don't break or crack. 

I like your different designs as you upgrade and the storage space that expands. I simply just like you better than any other phone.

Love, Sonny Foyo

By Shelder Racine

Dear Ps4,

You the best device I ever had. You are always there 24/7 when I need you.
I like how I play games with you. For example when we play Madden16, NBA2K16 or watch movies on Showbox. Sometimes when we watch Netflix its even better because we get to watch different types of movies.

 The best time we have is summer time cause I play with you all day till I fall asleep. You’re my system and this is why I love 
-Sincerely, Shelder Racine

By Rayjene Lewin on Feb 11, 2016 

Dear IPhone 6s, 

I Love you with all my heart. You help me stay focused and not stress. The best apps are all free. My screen is nice and shiny. I'm on it 24/7 day and night. I can control the brightness so it won’t die. 

I can put up my flash alert on so I know when I get a notification. I Love it so much. Been with apple for 3 years now and more too come. I hate when you fall, it makes me want to cry. I'll love you forever until the end of time. 

I'll Never trade on you until its time to upgrade. But until that day my love will always stay the same. 

Love, Rayjene Lewin

By Lesly Philippe

Dear, LG v10

I love your Stainless steel and superior craftsmanship combine to give me unrivaled      durability for whatever life drops. I love how you’re made with the two screens. 

It’s so beautiful. I love how you fit in my hand just right. I love how you make my videos look and how you make all my games look. One of my favorite parts about you is how your music sounds. 

These are all the reasons why I love you. 

Love: Lesly

By Kenshisha Little

Dear Iphone 6c,

I wanted you from the first time I laid my eyes on you. Your blue raspberry look is why I stop to look at you on my Facebook timeline I knew I had to have you and I still do no matter what happens. 

Can't anyone take that feeling away from me. I love the way you look it just light up the whole room. People say don't like the color but I do plus I always wanted an iPhone now I really want it because you’re my favorite color. 

On my birthday I told everybody that's the day that you will be in my hand and I promise you that you and me will never get broking up. 

Yours truly, Kenshisha Little

By Chika Odunukwe on Feb 11, 2016

You’re loyal

Your faithful

You flash

Ping Ping

All you do is ring

You ask do I love you?

I said no such thing

Don't get mad, I just got you

Some people are already saying I can't live without you

You've been there for me since day one

I can't believe this day has come

You help make me money

Oh, I'm sorry is that funny?

Best friends say you’re a clown

But they know you’re always down

Your high speed is just what I need

Like thank GOD its me!

I don't use you like a tool

I'm not a fool

I bring you everywhere

Like Brandy sang, we would never be departed

I can't wait to update you

Because boy I'm not so sure if you’re faithful

But that's for another time

Don't worry, like DJ Khaled says

I'll make you


By Carlos Mejia

Dear Laptop,

I will love to write this letter to you because troughs the years you been an excellent Friend who was always there for me when I need it. You provide me with the news around the world and kept me informed of what is happening in today's society. 

Compare to others you was always there for me when I needed. When I need help for a school project you always provide me with the correct answer. 

If I have you I don't need to get a new console in order to play a video game because you have it all. I don't know what I would do if something happens to you because you are everything to me and compare to others you don't give me a hard time.

Sincerely, Carlos Mejia

By Zandre Barnaby

Dear Galaxy,

You’re the first thing I see in the morning. Your Beautiful alarm wakes me up. Then I pick you up and stare at you for a good 20 minuets, checking he messages, emails, and news you bring to me on your beautiful 1080 x 1920 pixels display. 

I love the way you bring music to my ears. I love the way you keep me connected to the world by Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. I love the way you carry me through the day by playing me music. 
OH! Galaxy I don't know what I would do without you.   

By Zamora Lovell

Dear YouTube,

We have been together for a long long time...

You've stuck by me through all the different phones, computers and tablets I've had.

You save all my likes, favorites and help me keep all my hair tutorials and day’s together.

I hope to take this relationship to the next step and start my own YouTube channel.

I don't know what I would do late I night when I can't sleep if I didn't have you.

I know that this relationship between is already a great one and will continue to be a great one.

Oh YouTube Oh YouTube I Love YOU-TUBE!!!

Love, Zamora

By Kevin Vargas

Dear MacBook,

Ever since I got my first apple computer no other computer could ever take its place.

My computer is life my beautiful Apple MacBook every time I leave the house it's so hard too leave you behind.

When I'm full of darkness your the only light that sparkles inside of me.

When I'm alone your the only thing that glows my perfect computer.

Yours Truly Kevin 

By Ashley Williams 

Dear Phone,

I love you because your always keeping me occupied when there was nothing to do. You are the reason I stay in contact with my friends and family. 

I am addicted to you because I could never go bored with you. You are the first thing I look for when I wake up. You take good pictures. You confuted me when I have no one to talk to. 

I appreciate when you wake me up in the morning so I don't over sleep. Your flash lets me know when someone is trying to get in touch with me. 

Love Ashley    

By Andy Ariel Torres 

Dear tech,

Technology you are always one step away from humans. Its something that we adapted to and we wouldn't live without you. I personally like technology. 

I have an iPhone 6 it is a very smart device and helps in almost everything. I support the apple company for the great things they make. They are millions of companies trying to get the best technology for people to buy from new cars to the "swagway" boards. Every year new technology makes our life better. 

For example cameras in our houses, alarms, cars that have cameras and can drive by themselves. The technology it’s safer and at the same time the technology its fun. Technology you are real cool and help us every singe day in our lives thank you.                                                                                          
Sincerely Andy Torres

By Shawn Smith 

Dear cellphone, 

We've been together for a while now, and what is it, two years now? Yes almost two years have passed since I spied on you on the shelf in the mall and finally I shelled out for the data plan because I knew in my heart that you were the one for me. 

It's been a wild ride with you my sweet love, until I remember that moment when I was running across the street to pick my Chinese food up. I tucked you in the pocket of my hoodie, and as I hopped through the puddle, out you flew, skittering across the cold concrete. 

I thought I'd lost you forever baby. 

I love you so much xoxo.

by Jesus Garcia

Dear Skull Candy Hesh 2 Headphones, 

Thank you for always helping me listen to my music, games, videos, etc. 

You have been an amazing wireless headset making it possible for me to listen or watch everything in peace without someone telling me to turn it down or turn everything off since in certain places its too loud for me to even hear what I’m trying to watch or listen to. 

Thank you for making something’s possible and help block out all that excess noise whenever there's something important I want to look into.


Dear Hp windows 10

I hate the fact that you are missing media center. And your forced updates are not needed! you should have a choice  on whether we want updates or not. 

Why don't you have the key apps ready such as mail or edge? You're supposed to be more advanced than the previous windows.  

I like the fact you're free because I wouldn't want to waste my money on you. Not until you improve.  But there are some features that I like. I love the fact that you brought the start menu back, which gives us easy access to apps and other features. 

Sorry but I'm sticking to windows 7 and 8.

From  Latasia

By Rontavious Donaldson 

Dear PlayStation,

I have always wanted a PlayStation 3 since I was little. And just a few years I finally got one and I couldn't believe that I had got something that I have been wanting for a longtime. At first I only had 3 games but now I have many games. 

I love the way you are still In good shape and condition from when I first got you also I love the way you can block someone from playing my games if I don't want them playing them. And I love when you shut yourself off when I'm not using you. And lastly I like it when I can play anytime I want.

Sincerely, Rontavious

By Ta'Tianna Hudson on Feb 16, 2016 

Dear Phone,

OMGGG! Where do I start I remember when I first got you it was so fun and exciting. Even though sometimes you shut down and stop working its worth it. 

Without you I would be so bored and upset cause you have all my information and my friends on you. I wouldn’t want to be out the loop.  

I just want to let you know that I am grateful for you and all the storage space you have so I can download all the apps I need so I wont be bored. I have a lot of fun with you and I wouldn’t want you to ever go away....

Sincerly , Ta'Tianna 

By Yhap Dillon

Dear IPhone,

What would I do without you? You’re always by my side, literally. You always guide me when I'm lost. You help me with anything I need help on. 

Just hit one button, ask the question and you tell me in no time. I would be lost without you. I even get to access social media on you, like Snapchat  & Instagram. 

You’re the best ever. You always keep me occupied. My mom even gets mad when she sees me on you. That's to show how much I appreciate you. But I think my mom was just jealous. 

I want to say thank you for the love and the appreciation you give. I wouldn't have been me without you! 

x.Dillon Yhap

Dear my first love, I've been in love with you since my first encounter with you. You instantly became an addiction that I am still trying to overcome. 

You’re convenience, your effectiveness, and your entertainment all are things that draws me in and keeps me stuck like glue. Although you keep me company when I’m bored you can also be my biggest distraction, so now I think is the time to let go and move on with my life. 

I know you will understand, you have a billion people checking for you on a daily so I know it will be all good.  I may check in from time to time but for now I am going to say good-bye snapchat.
Sincerely, Zhan'e 

By Carl Solomon,

Dear Galaxy s5

I don't think I have ever told you how I felt the first time we met. You were so neat and your design was so fascinating, I felt like I could look at them for the rest of my life.

I never use to believe in love at first sight, but that day laid my eyes on you, my heart raced and felt like it would burst out of my chest. It was like the home run feeling, that jump over the fence feeling. I was swept off my feet!

And when you make sounds at me I felt like I couldn't breathe. Immediately I fell in love. I knew then what love at first sight felt like; when I laid my eyes on you, I knew then that a connection is made. Like a bond I felt uniting our heart. I have been in love since that day and still am.

Though you're far away and we've gone our separate ways. You will always be my first and greatest love. You will always live in my memory for all eternity.

Love always, Carl

By Immanuel Muldrow 

Dear Samsung Galaxy S6,
I love you so much. At least you don’t freeze like the S4 I had about two months ago. What I like about you phone is that your camera has better angles than my old phone. 

I love how you have all the apps you want like SnapChat, Oovoo, Kik, Instagram, and games like Temple Run 2, and Subway Surfers. Also what I like about you is when you know what the weather will be like and when I get notifications. In fact you have more gigabytes, like 64 gigs while my old Samsung Galaxy S4 has only 32 gigs. 

I love you phone so much and can't wait to take you out when I'm done with school.

Sincerely, Immanuel

By Victor Sanchez

Dear GC Controller,

I thank you for being with me whenever I need you. You have always helped me in every Smash Bros match. Without you I would not be in the position I have in the smash brothers community that I am in today. Without you I would not have done so well in all of these tournaments. 

You have helped me through many difficult challenges and have been able to stay strong as I input so many buttons in so little time to win the match. To that, I thank you for all the times you served me.

Sincerely, Victor

Friday, November 13, 2015

Is Our Culture of Online Shaming Out of Control?

11/2 Online Shaming

Read: Is Our Culture of Online Shaming Out of Control?
  1. After watching the video “Monica Lewinsky Breaks Her Public Silence With a TED Talk,” and
  2. Reading “Is Our Culture of Online Shaming Out of Control?(Audio File listen as you read.)
  3. Write a post on your blog, in which you argue Is Our Culture of Online Shaming Out of Control? 
  4. Support your position with evidence from the text and video. Include at least 2 sources using citelighter and the MLA format. 
Read the entire article and watch Ms. Lewinsky’s TED talk, above, then tell us …
  • What is your reaction to Ms. Lewinsky’s talk? What lines or ideas stand out for you? Why?
  • Do you agree that the “rush to judgment enabled by technology” can be dangerous? What recent examples can you think of beyond those given?
  • Have you observed the kind of online shaming described here in your own social media networks?
  • Have you ever participated in or been a victim of this kind of public shaming? What happened?
  • How often, if ever, have you “walked a mile in someone else’s headline” and imagined what it must be like for the person who is being publicly shamed?
  • “Public humiliation is a commodity and shame is an industry,” Ms. Lewinsky says. “How is the money made? Clicks. The more shame, the more clicks. The more clicks, the more advertising dollars.” Why do you think we are drawn to clicking on content that shames others? How often do you do it?
  • What do you think that we, as a society, can or should be doing about this issue? What can you do as an individual? Do we need a “cultural revolution” to create an online culture of compassion and empathy, as Ms. Lewinsky says?
  • If you are interested in reading another New York Times piece about this issue, see the Magazine article “How One Stupid Tweet Blew Up Justine Sacco’s Life.”

My reaction to Ms. Lewinsky's TED talk was that it was another old woman talking about how the internet is a bad place. But as she continued to talk on the stage, I realized she was the woman who had an affair with her boss , The President of the United States. Shocking right ?

I would have to agree that the "rush to judgment enabled by technology" can be dangerous. Every type of news is on Twitter, and lets be honest twitter is still popularly used. When people read things on twitter, some automatically think that its true. They don't look up more information about it, they just think that its true and that's where online shaming comes in. I have personally never seen anyone shamed like this on social media, if anything I would just hear about it on the news.
I have never been a victim or victimized a person online. I have seen some back and forth fighting on twitter but if I were to say my two cents then they would harass me for saying something. I have only felt sorry for the person who is being shamed, but then again its half their fault that it happened to them.

Ms. Lewinsky said ' Public humiliation is a commodity and shame is an industry,' she also said 'How is the money made? Clicks. The more shame, the more clicks. The more clicks, the more advertising dollars.'

I feel like we are drawn to clicking on content that shames others because we find it entertaining. We are amused by the fact that somebody is being harassed online. Its hard to admit, but its true. When I am on twitter, I usually get links about famous people, that are of course negative and I do click on them because I would want to know what people are saying about them.
I think that we, as a society, can't really do anything. No matter how much attention we bring to it, we will be feeding the attention seekers and they will keep doing it as long as they get that attention.

Carlos Mejia

Online shaming is out of control because most of the people use it to make money. The more clicks each websites get the more money they are making. People may take this problem as a way to make money but the truth behind this is depressing because some of this people are being abuse online which is today know as online shaming  and some of them committed suicide to end their life because they cannot find an easier solution .

Online shaming should be take more serious because you may have fun watching a video where someone is getting online shaming but if you were in that position you wouldn't like others to make fun of you. Like Monica Lewinsky say "online shaming can make you think in a lot of ways to end your life but if you can control yourself you can survive online shaming".

At one point in my life I was part of online shaming because I dint know what it mean to the other person behind the camera that was being humiliated .

I recommend you think twice before posting something because you could get in trouble for cyber bulling other and online shaming others. You could also make the other person feel bad and depressed which could make him or she committee suicide. If you ever abuse someone in the the internet I recommend you to expect the same for yourself because one day you could be the person everyone is making fun.

If you don't like online shaming don't say negatives to the person who is suffering instead try to be nice to that person because one person could make them happy. We contribute online shaming by clicking in pages of people that are being humiliate. We cannot be a part of this by not clicking in the link of the page because the more clicks that page get the pages become viral and those people who publish it make more money of someone pain.

Sonjani Foyo
My reaction to Ms. Lewinsky's talk was at first, who is this? Then to just Wow that is crazy. The line that stood out to me the most, was when she said she fell in love with her boss, the president of the United States. This stood out because you don't hear about these things happening.

The rush to judgement enabled by technology is dangerous, because the online viewers don't know the whole story to an event that happened, and they're so quick to talk bad about the person or people. I have observed online shaming in the social media networks that I use.

I have not participated or been a victim of public shaming. I try not to think about what it's like to be the person who is being publicly shamed. That would make me very upset for something I didn't do or have anything to do with. I can't even imagine to know what it feels like to have "everyone against you" for a mistake that you've done. I think we are drawn to clicking on content that shames others, because sometimes it makes us feel better about ourselves. Especially if it's someone with a higher rank in society than us. It gives us a sense of pride, because we wouldn't do what the person is being shamed for.

I try not click on content that shames others, because I know being humiliated isn't a good feeling, especially on a global scale, that would feel ten times worse. As a society I think we should focus more about uplifting others achievements, instead of uploading their failures. As an individual I can make post or comments about the accomplishments of others that I recognize.

I never really knew Monica Lewinsky or heard about her being humiliated. But when I heard her her story I thought it was so sad because all the names she was being called over the internet and stuff like that, people that get cyber bullied or any type of bully they take it upon their selves to commit suicide.

In the video she also talk about one her friends. 42-year-old Marcel Staehelin who had committed suicide jumping off a 956 foot high bridge. He was being bullied/ harassed as well because people found out he was gay. They started making fun of him and calling him names and he couldn't take it no more.
People should stop bullying/ cyber bullying each other. Its going to lead into something negative. Cyber bullying is nothing to make fun of or play with it is a never serious matter, people take their lives away because of depression and things of that nature.

I feel as though no human being should be bullied. Committing suicide or having suicidal thoughts is extreme. Everyone should be treated equally (treat others the way you want to be treated). If you knew somebody that was suffering from depression, their crying for help, loss of hope, or frustration, GET THEM SOME HELP! Help them find a therapist or someone they can talk to, it can be a close friend, grandparent, parents, etc.

Sebastien Jean-Marc
Our culture of online shaming is out of control. People are being bullied and made fun of online and end up committing suicide. Some people just ignore the facts of all the suicides that have happened in the past years. They keep bullying and shaming people online to the point where the victim commits suicide.

Online shaming should not be taken lightly or made fun of. It should be taken seriously and people should stop it. People should stop acting like they can't see the online shaming that's happening online and stand up to say something about it. People should try to make online shaming illegal in certain situations.

Online shaming should only be used in certain situations when some people do something to deserve to be shamed online and that is the only situation when there should be online shaming.

Is Our Culture of Online Shaming Out of Control?

Shelder RacineOur culture of online shaming is out of control because people hurt other people feelings to be funny. They do this get attention.This can be sometimes be called cyber bullying. This happens when someone has access to your private pictures or information to their advantage. In the article she states that "we are living in a place where humiliation has become a "commodity". This means to me that once that person has access into your life, they can easily use it against you.

Our Culture of Online Shaming is out of control people are using it to harm innocent people.The people that do online shaming must not know how its feels. In the article, its says Ms.Lewinsky was one the cover of the newspaper. She was humiliated and afraid. She was branded as a tramp, tart, slut, whore, and that women. This made her feel uncomfortable.   

The final reason why our culture of online shaming is out of control is because the internet is being used the wrong the way. In the article Ms.Lewinsky was humiliated and states that even today the reality of the internet magnification of humiliation more common. She also says "There is a very personal price to public humiliation.”  And the growth of the Internet has jacked up that price. Online Shaming has become a bad way to communicate and should be stopped.


Public shaming? Its happened to all of us at least once in life. But the question is ..Is public shaming okay? Is it the proper way to tell or correct people for their wrongs? I don't think its cool or productive to blast another human being on the world wide web (www.).

Honesty, I think the internet is the destruction of this generation. Nobodies life is private. Everything is broad cast and seen by millions of strangers. And sometimes the wrong thing is broad cast and when that happens the individual is instantly attacked ...

BOOM! The situation blows up over night and now this individual has either committed suicide or felt as if they had to hide from the public. And there we have it another death or lost do to public shaming.

In my opinion public shaming shaming is out of control. Can it be stopped? This is a free country and people are free to think and state how they feel . So I think that people should be mindful of what they post and what they do online. Even thought its to look cool other people can see it so if you can't take yourself don't post it. Be mindful of what you do.

Kevin Vargas
Online shaming is a very serious thing. I feel like if there's a problem with someone. There is no reason to put their business online and embarrass them like that. There are kids out there that do bad things and there parents decide to go on social media make a video and embarrass them by hitting them or talking bad about them. Then they upload the video so everyone can see it. Then people start judging them. Online shaming can drive people to do crazy things. People have committed suicide because of the problems caused by online shaming.

I don't approve of online shaming but people are entitled to their opinion and I can't stop people from saying what they want. I feel like online shaming should be banned because what's the point of putting people's business online if they have something to say to them they should say it to them not say it through the internet. Many people don't have that strong mentality to handle online shaming and others do. Online shaming is something nobody should ever experience no matter how bad the situation is.


I agree online shaming is out of control. It's gotten to the point where you have to be really careful of what you put out there. People will make fun of the smallest things and make it a big deal, just for fun.
In some cases, people have killed themselves over being humiliated in public's eye. The internet can be a really scary place. You have people stealing people's identity. It's out of control!
I personally think the internet has destroyed this generation. Kids are shaping their beliefs and identities off this platform. The question is "Can it be stopped"? HA! In a free country like this, unfortunately It may be impossible to stop it. Let alone fix the damages it has caused on the youth. Only thing you can do at this point is be careful about what you put out there and don't let the internet consume you.

Aaron Barrett
My reaction is that people shouldn't have or send things that are important in their life online. I know a lot of people that have been in an online shaming situation. It's not pretty. It's very embarrassing. Online shaming is all over the world, also know as Facebook and twitter.

A woman named Monica Lewinsky experience what Lindsey Stone, John Ronson, Justine Sacco and Walter Palmer experience. They have all been publicly shamed in different ways. Ms. Lewinsky was publicly shamed back in 1998 for falling in love with her boss. As she said "At age of 22, I fell in love with my boss. At the ago of 24, I learned the devastating consequences."

These days social media seems to be taking advantage of our privileges. People think that they have the right to publicly bully someone. It's easy for people to judge without knowing the person. Monica Lewinsky's life changed overnight. This is my thought about online shaming people shouldn't be shamed over simple things. It's just not right.

Latasia Miles
Ms. Lewinsky is brave for coming out and telling her story after years of shaming.
Years of shaming for something she did when she was young. A line that stands out the most is when Ms. Lewinsky states that "Reality of the Internet magnification of humiliation is even more common. We are living."

Online shaming is a form of bullying or Cyber bullying. I do believe that public shaming is getting out of control. Especially some of the parents that think it's OK to mortify their child for the mistakes they have made. Publicly shaming your child isn't discipline, it's child abuse. Publicly shaming your child won't solve anything.

I Have not  participated in nor have I been a victim of any kind of public shaming. I think we're drawn to content that shames others because we're drawn to drama. We'd rather see others fail than succeed. Online shaming doesn't  justify anything. It probably will only make the situation worse.

Paris James
Monica Lewinsky experienced what Lindsey Stone, John Robson, Justine Sacco and Walter Palmer experienced. They have all been publicly shamed. Ms. Lewinsky was publicly shamed back in 1998 for falling in love with her boss. After reading about that, I understand how social media can destroy you in less than one night. Online shaming happens all over the world on sites such as Facebook, twitter and MySpace.

Anything you put in Facebook, twitter, snap-chat, etc could effect your future. This publicly shaming can cause people to do things like commit suicide, not wanting to see nobody, or to even change their lifestyle completely. Public shaming is one of the worst things people can experience, but like my parents tell me "think before you do something." So I think everyone, should think before they post something on social media. We never know what other people think about it.

These days social media seems to be taking privileges. People think that they have the right to publicly bully someone. Its easy for people to judge without knowing who the person changed over night.One mistake can change your whole life.Today, online shaming has become the norm. Anyone is at risk for being publicly humiliated on the internet.
even care. People can be very cruel and mean so then it will cause people to and to kill their self.


Online shaming is when someone posts a video and shows the whole school. So a girl committed suicide after her dad posted an embarrassing video of him cutting off her hair. While having her stare into the camera on  his phone. So he made her wear boy clothes and go to school and had her drop out of the class president race.
She would go to school and everybody would make fun of her and pick on her and I guess bully her as well. Later that day she jump off a bridge on to a busy street and was rushed to the hospital where she died.

People even started a website and named it after her because they felt bad. I think that after watching the video kids in school should now know not to post embarrassing video's or do something and have it uploading to YouTube because that could be you and you would never know. People can really suffer from this and some people wont

Jesus GarciaIn the video and after reading the article ''Is Our Culture Of Shaming Out Of Control?''  I believe our culture of shaming has spiraled out of control entering a path that none of us can see.

It has been shown in many ways that shaming someone so horribly will sometimes result in suicide. How did they get to the point where they see death as their only option?

Its scary and heartbreaking to see things like this happen to people. If people find this enjoyable they have completely lost touch with the way the person on the other side is really hurting.

People use shaming as a gold mine and a industry. Using peoples pain for money is sad. You see people go so low because of it.

Even parents start to embarrass their own children on the internet forever carrying a burden on them because of them. I hope to see in the future that Online shaming will finally go down and prevent lives from being lost.

These days social media seems to be taking advantage of their privileges. People think that they have the right to publicly bully someone. It’s easy for people to judge without knowing who the person is. This article shows how bad public shaming can get. One mistake can change your whole entire life!

Monica Lewinsky thought that sleeping with her boss wouldn’t be that bad of an idea, and it wouldn’t turn into a public news, but now, she’s known as all those negative words that any female should not be called. This article relates to Justine Sacco, Lindsey Stone and Walter Palmer because they all did something that they thought wasn’t a bad idea, or was a joke, or maybe something minor, but with the power of social media, it all turned into something bigger than it should have.

Reading this article definitely makes me want to think twice about what I do or say before I actually act upon it. I can honestly say that Monica Lewinsky’s words in the article have made me revisit online shaming. One of the things that just get me in this article is how Ms. Lewinsky truly takes responsibility about what had happen in the past.