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Cannes Lions Speech on Online Shaming

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Almost two decades after she was thrust into international infamy for her affair with then President Bill Clinton, Lewinsky has emerged as Canada Goose Online a fierce advocate for victims of online shaming, arguing that her experience as a 22 year old intern made her zero of online internet shaming, perhaps the earliest example of what internet shame can do to someone life.

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If you were a brand, what brand would you be?

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All of you here today touch marketing and advertising with successful, established and respected companies. You are familiar with what it means to shepherd, nurture, shape and grow your brand and, while unfortunate, it is likely that canada goose factory sale at one point or another you have been at the center canada goose clearance sale of a crisis when your brand narrative ran away from you.

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canada goose outlet los angeles This shift, has created what Professor Nicolaus Mills calls a Culture of Humiliation. And in this Culture of Humiliation, there is another kind of price tag attached to public shaming. The price does not measure the cost to the victim which Tyler [Clementi] and too many others have paid,but rather, the price measures the profit of those who prey on them. canada goose outlet los angeles

This violation of others is raw material efficiently and ruthlessly mined, Canada Goose Outlet packaged, and sold cheap canada goose uk at a profit. Whether tallied in dollars, clicks, likes or just the perverse thrill of exposure marketplace has emerged where shame is a commodity. Public humiliation an industry. How is the money made? Clicks.

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But I believe we can also agree that there are boundaries where profit halts and social responsibility steps in.

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All the while, someone is making money off the back of another suffering.

canada goose outlet location Political commentator Sally Kohn pointed out in a Ted talk on clickbait, that because of online algorithms, we are now co creating our content by clicking behavior. As she said, are the editors of the new media. Clicking is a public act. I would argue, a moral act, too. We don stop to think that with a click on clickbait, we are entering the online Coliseum. canada goose outlet location

Building a more compassionate society is going to be a bilateral exercise between individuals and the brands that represent their aspirations, their values and their truths. People make brands. If people are compassionate, brands will be compassionate in return. We can lead one another to a more compassionate, more empathic place. We can help change behavior. We can all learn from our mistakes and be more resilient. And we can together make a society where the sometimes distancing effect of technology doesn remove our fundamental humanity.

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