Sound-Off: One Kid's Facebook Whupping Gone Viral

It was brick in New York this weekend, so instead of going out to brave the Brooklyn cold, I spent my time mindlessly searching the Internet for whatever looked interesting. Over on I stumbled across a viral video of a man disciplining his teenage nephew. Seems the kid, fifteen or so, was using his Facebook page to pose as some sort of gangster of hip-hop proportions, claiming he was gang-affiliated and had killed people. The uncle got wind of what the child — bigger than the uncle and much heavier— was putting online and confronted him... on camera... Here's what you had to say: Angie commented via Facebook: "I believe in spanking but not public humiliation. What's that going to do for his self-esteem?" Valerie wrote via Facebook: "My parents would have done the same thing."


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