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Mom's Facebook Lesson To Daughter Backfires

A Colorado mother who wanted to teach her daughter a valuable lesson about Facebook ended up getting "school" by others. 

In an effort to show her daughter how quickly information online can spread, Kira Hudson posted a public photo of her daughter and asked her Facebook friends to share it.

She had the girl pose with a sign that read, "Mom is trying to show me how many people can see a picture once it's on the internet."

In a screenshot of the post, obtained by the Daily Dot, Hudson explained, "My 12-year-old daughter doesn't understand why she can't have an Instagram or Facebook account... Please 'Like and Share' ... She just doesn't get it!"

But Hudson probably didn't expect the photo of her daughter to wind up on 4chan, an image-based bulletin board. Users on the random image board eventually found Hudson's Facebook page, home address and phone number, according to the Daily Dot.

On Wednesday, the mother received prank calls, and pizzas were delivered to her house. Some also edited the original photo to include an obscene message.

Apparently, other 4chan users wanted to teach Hudson a lesson about public shaming:

Eventually Hudson removed the photo, which had almost 1 million likes.

Taching children about Internet safety is a vital lesson nowadays. Last year, fifth-grade teacher Julie Culp wanted to show her students a photo can be seen by many people online. So she took a selfie with a sign and asked people to like the snapshot. The image garnered hundreds of thousands of likes.