Ingenuity in the age of the outrage industry.

Katherine Timpf reports at National Review.

Princeton Students Set Up Microaggression-Reporting Service

Princeton University students recently launched “Tiger Microaggressions,” a service that takes other students’ reports of microaggressions and publishes them on its Facebook page — so that no one has to “carry the burden alone to call out ” offenses against political correctness.

“If you witness a microaggression and would like us to put it on blast, submit your experience,” encourages the page, which, by the way, also refers to microaggressions as “papercuts of oppression,” which are “so small but slice deep.”

Most of the page’s posts are screenshots from a social-media app called Yik Yak, which allows users to make anonymous posts (called “Yaks”) to a live feed that other people in the area can see.

According to the operators, “microaggressions are all around us” and anything can be a microaggression because “there are no objective definitions to words and phrases.”

“The perspective and lived experiences of each individual contextualizes the world around them and thus places a particular meaning in words based on their distinct subjectivity,” they explain. “What counts as harmless banter to some may be emotionally triggering to others.”

A “like” on any of the page’s posts is considered an “act of solidarity” against whatever “racist/anti-black/sexist/classist/transphobic/transmisogynistic/ableist/homophobic/et cetera content that warranted a post to this page.”