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Should People Post Videos Of Violent Fighting on Facebook?

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Host Naimah Latif

Host Naimah Latif


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Everybody is a news reporter these days, with their cellphone camera ready to capture action on the street. A growing trend is the video recording and posting of fights between people. For some, this has taken on the quality of entertainment.  Those who regularly post and share on videos of street fights attract a large viewership. What does this say about our culture? Why would people choose to st around and watch men fight, women fight or children fight each other and not try to break it up? Are we becoming like the audiences that watched Roman gladiators battle to the death? How is it fun watching people fight, not knowing if it may end in someone's death? Should there be higher ethical standards regarding what people may post and share on social media sites?