Internet Mob Justice

I'll be honest. I'm fed up seeing this mob justice on the Internet.

But now we are reaching the next — and scary — phase of these kinds of stories, in which an internet mob demands that someone pay for the death. Specifically, people are asking for punishment of the parents of the 4-year-old boy who was able to crawl into Harambe's enclosure. They argue that the gorilla's death is really the parents' fault, because the parents didn't pay attention to their kid, and the zoo only had to kill the gorilla once the child snuck in and was put in danger.

The freakout over Harambe the gorilla shows the dangers of internet mob justice by German Lopez (Vox)