Jezebel showcases teens’ racist post-election tweets

I had my fair share of racist commentary coming across my newsfeed in the immediate aftermath of the election. Sadly, I expected no less. As someone who uses online social networks for very public performances of self I often marvel at others who are seemingly oblivious to the public and permanent nature of these systems. Here’s an interesting example of a potential consequence of free speech in the age of online social networking. It certainly begs the question why don’t we have media literacy courses as a required component of our education system? See the link below for more.

Racist Teens Forced to Answer for Tweets About the ‘Nigger’ President

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