Social media thrives on shame – but how should we handle an offensive past coming to light?

From Stormzy to Chrissy Teigen to Maya Jama and many, many more, the cycle of old tweets resurfacing is now well-worn. An offensive social media post will be unearthed from some dark crack in the Internet, and the outrage will begin. There will be, usually rightly, condemnations of the content of the posts, alongside reevaluations … Continue reading Social media thrives on shame – but how should we handle an offensive past coming to light?