Justin Bieber 'Graduation Gift' Tweets Should Make Moms Cringe

justin bieberJustin Bieber announced recently that he's finished high school, so in response, the Twitterverse has taken to musing about the kinds of graduation gifts the pop star should receive. As if the kid who owns a Batmobile really needs anything else! Well, I guess that's the point. What could Biebs possibly need? The answers to TMZ's question are popping up on Twitter under the hashtag "#BieberGraduationGifts." And they're not exactly what I was expecting ... Honestly, I thought they'd mostly all be humorous, maybe a little tongue-in-cheek. Like "21 million Beliebers' virginity." Yeah, that's pretty funny.

But for the most part, there are tweeted answers to the Q -- mostly written by seemingly tween or teenage Twitter users -- that go way too far.

I'm talkin' really mean-spirited or downright crude responses I don't feel are fit to print ... And then you've got your hoards of underage girls offering up their virginity to the Biebs. Sigh.

What is it about a seemingly innocent Twitter game that brings out such cruel, ugly, inappropriate responses? What's more, how is it escaping these (mostly) kids that their responses are completely public? Hello! That is what "social media" is! Eeek. Maybe their parents aren't currently following them on Twitter, but they need to know their tweets are still out there forever (unless they come to their senses and delete it) for anyone to see. Bad news.

No parent should have to cyber-stalk their kid to see what kind of potentially reputation-scarring antics they're getting up to online. But when so many tweets directed at a simple hashtag game are this cringe-worthy, it's apparent that some moms might need to be doing exactly that.

Do you find this disturbing?


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2nino... 2ninos4me

this post wuld mamke more sense if there were actually any of those tweets to read as examples of what you are writing about since "assuming" what those tweets read isnt the best thing to do in an article like this

Mrscj... Mrscjones

I was thinking the same @2ninos

Stacey. Stacey.

I may find it disturbing if I knew what those tweets said. I dont have a Twitter acct, so....

nonmember avatar Mike M

Well, if you look at how a good portion of what people consider to be funny/comedic contains insults and put downs of others and how such negative attitudes are often accepted in the society we live in rather than looked down upon because of its derogatory nature, it isn't too surprising that a lot of people feel free to throw insults at others (especially those they feel contempt towards) in the attempt to make others laugh. It's more sad (that humans have so much difficulty viewing their thoughts and behavior towards others objectively rather than subjectively, and tend to cause harm to others rather than treat others with respect, compassion, love, etc.) than disturbing if you ask me.

And I do agree with the previous posters that some examples should be given, but right now at least one can view the third link and there are plenty of examples of what Maressa is talking about (the majority are comments that are based on jealousy, contempt, dislike, disrespect, loathing, spitefulness, bitterness, hate, etc. rather than genuine, positive, helpful, thoughtful, caring, considerate, loving, supporting suggestions).

nonmember avatar jessica

I LOVE YOU JUSTIN BIEBER YOU ARE MY HERO BECAUSE YOU HAVE DONE SO MANY THINGS FOR ME AND MY FAMILY WE ARE SO GREATFUL TO YOU AND WE WOULD LOVE TO MEET YOU AND YOU ARE ALWAYS WELCOME IN ARE HOME BECAUSE YOU HELP US GET THOUGH ARE EVERYDAY LIFE PROBS AND WE LOVE YOU AND EVERYTHING THAT YOU DO IS AMAZING. PLEASE WRITE US BACK.

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