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viaCBS News.com The power of social media was proven once again this week when it took only hours for an online petition drive to prompt JC Penney to stop selling a T-shirt targeted to young girls that had a message some feminist activists and others found objectionable.

The controversial shirt, which sold for $10, said, “I’m too pretty to do homework, so my brother has to do it for me,” was sold on the retail giant’s website.

It caught the attention of Lauren Todd, a user of Change.org, who promptly posted the petition demanding that the store stop selling the shirt. click here to read more