Brock Turner, the Stanford University student who was convicted of sexually assaulting an unconscious woman behind a dumpster, was released from jail last week after serving a three-month sentence.
His release was immediately met with outrage by many across the country. People are now using the tongue-in-cheek hashtag #ThingsLongerThanBrockTurnersRapeSentence to air their frustrations.
The responses are mostly a jokey reaction to what many believe is too lenient a sentence.
Tanya Chen is a social news reporter for BuzzFeed and is based in New York.
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