Something I’ve been meaning to post about that I’ll probably do a more in-depth investigative report on is diaper Facebook pages and the crazy stuff that happens on them. See, normally I would say, “Let the diaper people have their fun! So what if moms like having deep, meaningful conversations about diaper preferences on certain Facebook pages? That’s what those pages are for!!” Normally, I wouldn’t even mock those pages, because they’re as close as it gets to a legit forum outside of Facebook while still technically being on Facebook, and I know some people like participating in that kind of thing. They’re “safe” places whose members respect each other enough to not turn each other in for saying something a little gross. Normally.
But in the case of a diaper company posting something extremely disgusting in a direct attempt to shun people who use disposable diapers, page members begin to lose sympathy — as do I.
The tone of this thread is much more “WTF” than it is “rah, rah, cloth diapers!”, and there’s a reason for that. This unnamed cloth diaper company is abusing its page members eyes to assert a claim that isn’t even true. The company posted a picture of a kid with a blow-out in a disposable diaper, yes, but like Barb said (in so many words), there is noooo fucking way a baby’s cloth diaper would look much different if the child’s ass had done this: