“Up until recently, Michael and Heather Martin played elaborate pranks on their children under the username ‘DaddyOFive’ on YouTube, earning them over 760,000 subscribers and millions of views. Their videos provoked outrage after online sleuths highlighted footage of the kids crying while their parents screamed at them, which some saw as child abuse. Now, a judge has temporarily taken custody of two of their children away.” A social media classic: A YouTube family accused of child abuse has hired a crisis PR firm.

+ That YouTube story actually makes me feel less bad about my own iParenthood adventure earlier this week. (Unlike the shortsighted parents above, I keep a crisis PR firm on retainer…)

+ Why do students get summers off?