The Internet has become a dangerous place. What was once used as a source of information and a fun way to connect with people has turned into a platform for online bullying and trial by publicity. Feel-good posts, while still a hit to many, are nothing compared to viral accounts of individuals going berserk or getting caught in other unpleasant situations.
We need not remind you that, today, you better be careful with what you do or say in public because you never know when someone might just snap a photo or record a video of you during one of your most unguarded moments. Mob mentality in social media, after all, can be lethal – so lethal it can cause victims of cyberbullying depression or, worse, suicide.
One Thai commercial aims to send a strong message about social media herd mentality.
The new Thai ad features a badass, rough and tough market boss. One day, while making her rounds at the market to collect rent from the vendors, she is recorded throwing a weighing scale to the ground. In no time, a video of her ‘ruthless’ acts go viral online. People are unsurprisingly too quick to throw in their two cents in the form of harsh and judgmental comments. But none of them bother to find out the other side of the story.
Of course, the narrative doesn’t end there. As shown in a nicely developed plot twist, the market boss isn’t at all what the social media mob made her out to be.
Watch the poignant and eye-opening commercial below.
Let this ad be a reminder for us to always be critical, to look at the other side of the story, and to pause before we leave that harsh comment. Doing so can make a big difference and create a more peaceful online community.
Thailand is known for its touching and cinematic commercials. What do you think of this one? Did it tug at your heartstrings? Let us know your thoughts (and feelings) in the comments section.
Amazing New Mom Completes College Exam While Laboring In A Hospital Bed
She never thought of dropping out when she learned she was pregnant.
A lot of ladies who get pregnant while still attending school give up on their studies to stay at home and focus on building their own families. This new mother is different, though, and she even took multi-tasking to a whole new level.
Nayzia Thomas is yet to finish psychology at Country Community College in Kansas when she found out that a baby’s on the way. Despite learning about her pregnancy, she never once thought of dropping out and she continued attending classes up until her 39th week of pregnancy.
Being a new mom didn't stop this woman from finishing her studies.
Transgender Becomes First Person to Give Birth While Living as BOTH Man and Woman
He got pregnant after a break from taking male hormones.
30-year old Kaci Sullivan used to be a woman and five years ago, she gave birth to her first child. Just recently, Sullivan, now a man, gave birth to his second child. This makes him the first person ever to bear children while living both genders.
Sullivan started his transition from woman to man four years ago. This second childbirth was conceived with his partner Steven.
Sullivan got pregnant after a break from taking male hormones.
Obese Couple Fulfills New Year’s Resolution to Lose Weight, and They Really Did!
They are indeed an inspiration!
A brand new year is about to come soon, and it is during that time when people make New Year’s resolutions. Although most individuals tend to break them, there are those who actually stick to them. And apparently, Lexi Reed is a perfect example. She actually smashed her New Year’s resolution.
Hailing from Terre Haute, Indiana, Lexi weighed approximately 485lbs a few years back. Her husband, on the other hand, was on the same scale. He weighed around 280lbs. Interestingly, they decided to beat the odds and get into shape. And in a span of 18 months, the two achieved their desired weight. They both lost more or less 480lbs.
"We didn’t have a meal plan, surgery, personal trainer, but what we did have was each other and the motivation within to work hard every single day."...