Public shaming on social media could make a child the target of real-life mockery, and leave him or her feeling isolated and depressed. Photo: Shutterstock Public shaming on social media could make a child the target of real-life mockery, and leave him or her feeling isolated and depressed. Photo: Shutterstock
Public shaming on social media could make a child the target of real-life mockery, and leave him or her feeling isolated and depressed. Photo: Shutterstock

Letters | Why child-shaming on social media is poor parenting

  • Posting punishments on social media invites the world to comment on the wrongdoings of children and labels them as deviant
  • Spare a thought for the children left humiliated and probably suffering from low self-esteem as a result

Topic |   Parenting: teens
Public shaming on social media could make a child the target of real-life mockery, and leave him or her feeling isolated and depressed. Photo: Shutterstock Public shaming on social media could make a child the target of real-life mockery, and leave him or her feeling isolated and depressed. Photo: Shutterstock
Public shaming on social media could make a child the target of real-life mockery, and leave him or her feeling isolated and depressed. Photo: Shutterstock
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