Positive social media shaming

A thief returned items that he stole after he was scrutinized on Social Media.

(KING) Ethan Walker is a musician and artist. He’s also a heroin addict who has turned to crime to support his habit.

He was captured on surveillance stealing skateboards. The artist designed the boards quickly posted screenshots of Walker’s face to facebook.

The post quickly received many negative comments addressing Walker’s actions.

It was that social media shaming that provideed a wake-up call – that and the fact that he realized he had hurt another artist.

“I felt really bad because that was his first piece of artwork,” said Walker. “It would be like my first song I ever wrote and someone stealing that.”

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