You raise a good point with your comment on restorative approaches — with social media it’s hard to balance the harm many of these comments do with the hope that people can do better and learn from their mistakes. Especially with young people who grow up on these sites, what they write sticks around even if their own thinking evolves. As frustrating as progress seems there are many things considered “appropriate” ten years ago (or even five years ago) that are unacceptable now. Balancing all this is hard.

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store