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#TheDress becomes powerful ad for domestic violence awareness

"The only illusion is if you think it's her choice," reads a public service ad from the Salvation Army in South Africa

By 10 March 2015

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Marvel Comics investigated by Russia as 'propaganda of violence'

Russian authorities are launching an investigation into the appalling example proliferated by Captain America and friends.

By 12 July 2014

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GTA V pulled from Target Australia for depictions of violence against women

After pressure from an online petition, Target Australia agrees to stop selling Rockstar's Grand Theft Auto V.

By 4 December 2014

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DiGiorno's horrific laugh on domestic violence Twitter hashtag

#WhyIStayed trended yesterday, after the release of a new video featuring NFL player Ray Rice and his then fiancee. DiGiorno Pizza decides to tweet a joke on it. Apology accepted?

By 10 September 2014

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Central African Republic bans texting during wave of violence

After activists try to organize a general strike through text messages, the country's telecommunications ministry deems SMS a security threat.

By 5 June 2014

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Video games may cause aggression based on difficulty, not violence

A study finds that video games may cause aggressive behaviour, but the trigger isn't violent content, it's frustration.

By 11 April 2014

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Grand Theft Auto creator sues BBC over behind-the-scenes look at game

Game developer Rockstar and parent Take-Two Interactive say upcoming TV docudrama "Game Changer" infringes on the GTA trademark.

By 22 May 2015

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@POTUS: President Obama gets exclusive Twitter account

President Barack Obama's twitter handle sets a new world record for gaining 1 million followers in the shortest time, but he'll have to pass it on to his successor.

By 19 May 2015

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The rise of the Internet police

For decades, the Internet has been like the Wild West, with anonymous users creating racist or hate-filled posts. Now the world's largest social networks are doing something about it.

By 13 May 2015

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Is #WomenInTech a 'useless' meme?

Genevieve Bell, tech's most famous cultural anthropologist, believes the industry has a problem with all kinds of people -- not just women.

By 8 May 2015