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Do you envision social norms on "shaming" radically changing in the future from a technological standpoint?

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Monty It probably has already radically changed the social norms, in that individuals with an opinion may in fact be inhibited from expressing it for fear of derision or similar trolling attack. The constitutional right to freedom of speech is technically under attack, from the trolling citizens who otherwise wish to keep it..

Historically too, the shaming was mediated by a social institution such as the church which at least had a dogma to which it was inherent. (eg Gallileo and the Catholic Church).

However these days the catalyst for shaming is carried by the mob mentality of the randomised public tweeters..
Jason Hard to say. It's hard for the average online user to feel a lot of empathy for a remote shaming victim. Also, online anonymity leads to deindividuation theory in which individuals behave in groups in ways they probably would not on their own. Maybe it will take more books like Ronson's and more focus on the aftermath of lives that have been destroyed over ill-considered tweets or Facebook posts.
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