Heritage Middle School students disciplined after posting video with cruel, offensive language – WRAL

The Political Agitator’s response: I had a flashback to the incident with the Cone Heads at Nash Central a couple of years ago.

WAKE FOREST, N.C. — Some Wake Forest middle school students are in big trouble for posting videos with crude and racially offensive language on social media.

The video shared on Snapchat is laced with an expletive and a racial epithet.  One girl is wearing a shirt that says “I (love) the KKK.”

“It’s really an illusion, this idea of disappearing content,” said Laura Tierney, the founder and CEO of the Social Institute, based in Durham

Videos shared with other Snapchat users are supposed to disappear after they are viewed, but that is not always the case.

Tierney schools students on what to do, and what not to do, in digital universe.

Chris McCabe, the principal of Heritage Middle School, says the students involved are being disciplined.

McCabe says, in this case, a recipient of the girls’ video posted the clips on social media. Many viewers were clearly upset. (Read more)