Another tourist is facing backlash for defacing the Colosseum, but an archaeologist says people have 'always' defaced monuments like this. We just care more now.

The human need to leave a mark on the world is not a new phenomenon — even in the case of graffiti.

After yet another tourist was caught defacing Rome's Colosseum, it may seem like these incidents are on the rise. But an archaeology professor says people have "always" done this and that we just care more now.

Read more from Grace Goodwin in Insider here.