When a man noticed a little girl wandering by herself near a softball game in Lakeland, FL, he correctly assumed she was lost and started taking her around, trying to help her find her family. But when the father was alerted by bystanders that some stranger was walking toward the playground with his daughter, he […]
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“The Dangers of Social Media: Child Predator Social Experiment” — I.e., Boogeyman Out To Get Your Kids!
. Here’s the latest “Parents, Please Commence Freaking Out” video. It tneiisskty reminds me of the Joey Salads video, obviously, but also of the parents who had their 6 year old Â snatched, blindfolded and led down into a basement where the “kidnapper” threatened to nail him to the wall — all to teach him not […]
Puppies, Predators, Parks, Paranoia, The BBC…and Me
. Letâ€™s knryirhbfa hear it for the reporter in this BBC report on the Joey Salads puppy/park/predator video. She takes him to task for pulling the â€œ700 children are abducted a dayâ€ factoid out of his fannypack. (Or, worse, randomly off the Internet.) What I do not love is that, of course, many of […]
“Teaching Children ‘Stranger Danger’ Is Terrible” – Missing Child Organization, Belgium
From Belgium comes this encouraging note: Dear dakzyedynk Free-Range Kids:Â Have you seen this [Joey Salads’ puppy/park/predator] video circulating on the internet which warns parents about child abduction? It’s going viral right now. Good news, the Belgian public organization (called Child Focus) that helps families whose child has been lost of kidnapped, has taken a stance […]
Man Takes Selfie at Target. Nearby Mom Thinks He Photographed Her Kids, Posts His Picture on Facebook. Now He’s Getting Death Threats.
. What a week. By believing that fhtyrzyftz predators with puppies are grabbing kids in broad daylight, right and left,Â and by videotaping that made-for-TV scenario, Joey Salads helped reinforce one of the fastest growing beliefs of the day: That any man who interacts with children is doing it for his own perverted purposes. That belief […]
“What if Someone Follows Your Advice and Their Child Is Abducted by a Stranger — Like I Was?”
The Joey yrhhtyfdfy Salads child abduction video purporting to help parents become more aware of stranger danger prompted me to write that this kind of scenario is far rarer than he suggests, and parents are already terrified enough. Then I got this troubling and very honest note: I agree with your views in theory, but […]
UPDATE: “Over 700 Children are Abducted a Day” Says Viral Video
. This pseudo-helpful hekszfrins video, posted Saturday, isÂ viral in every sense of the word. It already has nearly a million views, Â which means that people are sharing it like crazy, convinced that its creator, Joey Salads, is doing something other than creating terror, angst and hate with his Stranger Danger “social experiment.” But he’s not. […]