Topic: social media

STFU Parents: Parents Who Abuse #Hashtags On Social Media

STFU Parents: Parents Who Abuse #Hashtags On Social Media

Yes, hashtags are an effective way to streamline content about a particular subject, but if that subject is a baby, and you’re posting about the baby every day—or multiple times a day—the hashtag goes from being a benign, somewhat invisible addition to a status update, to a glaring neon sign with the hash key prominently placed in front, ringing through the ears of friends each time they scroll through their newsfeed. More »

STFU Parents: Moms Who Preach About Eating Their Placenta Can Stop Now

STFU Parents: Moms Who Preach About Eating Their Placenta Can Stop Now

Placentas have become such a fetishized post-birth fascination — especially since so many hospitals still won’t allow women to bring their placenta home, forcing those who do to “smuggle” theirs out like spies — that it can be difficult to keep up with all the ways new moms (and dads!) make use of the temporary organ most of us refer to as “medical waste.” More »

Fraternity Gets A Slap On The Wrist For Keeping Nude Photo Album Of Unconscious Victims‏

Fraternity Gets A Slap On The Wrist For Keeping Nude Photo Album Of Unconscious Victimsâ

Did you wake up today with faith in humanity? If so, I’m sorry to say, I’m about to dash your hopes and dreams. This morning, I was greeted with the news that yet another fraternity that violated women has barely been punished by the college it’s associated with. It’s not a surprise but it is an outrage. Why does this keep happening? More »

If You’re A Daycare Teacher Venting That You ‘Hate Kids’ You Might Not Want To Vent On Facebook

If You're A Daycare Teacher Venting That You 'Hate Kids' You Might Not Want To Vent On Facebook

A single mother in Texas had just started a new job working as a teacher in a daycare center and took to Facebook immediately to report how much she didn’t like it and also, that she hates kids. Nice, right? The post was shared by enough people that it got back to the daycare center and she was fired. This might make me sound cruel but firing her was the exact right thing to do. More »