“Instead of getting help, they opened their cellphones.”
In this day and age, when all things viral hold power over us, it feels like no moments, from the biggest public events to most intimate encounters, go unfilmed.
You can find practically anything on the internet, and while most of us use it for social connections, humors, and news, much darker and more sobering things abound from Facebook to YouTube and beyond.
Especially among millennials, videos of fights always seem to be trending. From schoolyard brawls to drunken squabbles to actual violence of the streets, graphic videos, no doubt desensitized by countless movies, TV shows, and games, pervade the web and are available to anybody with an internet connection.
Now one politician is crusading to stop it.
“Instead of getting help, they opened their cellphones.” Let’s stop this harmful trend for good!