They have a stack of other applications to go through and all they know is that this applicant had used bad judgement in the past and who is to say they won’t use bad judgement again and embarrass the university or bring unwanted attention to an employer.
Four years of hard work can be destroyed in a matter of seconds because of the child’s lapse of judgement and a teen’s propensity to live in the moment and not focus on the lasting implications of their actions.
There has been a lot of media attention on cyberbullying and schools are trying to crack down on the practice, but like everyday gossip it is hard to police and stop.
Neither one of these children intended for the photo they took to be distributed.
In an attempt to keep everything quite the teen will usually comply with the request, but when doing so is actually creating a bigger whole for themselves because now the extortionist has more ammunition at his or her disposal to extort the teen.