When Bad Behavior Goes Viral

The internet’s reward system favors anger, and it’s catching up with us

Photo: Scott Dudelson/Getty Images

In 2016, a 13-year-old girl with clear anger issues glared at a hostile studio audience. The villain in a staged daytime TV pantomime, Danielle Bregoli challenged 200 strangers to a fight with these words: “Cash me outside, how ’bout dat?”

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Argumentative Penguin

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