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beheading

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Twitter suspends accounts sharing beheading images

The social network says users caught posting images from the gruesome video of the alleged beheading of photojournalist James Foley will have their accounts yanked.

By August 20, 2014

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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 May 13, 2015

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Oculus Rift app gives you a full beheading experience

Off with their heads! Watch as human guinea pigs react to a virtual blade slicing off their noggins.

By May 7, 2013

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Facebook updates standards to explain what it will remove

The social network updated its content guidelines to more clearly explain what is and isn't acceptable on its service, as it balances balance free speech with removal of offensive content.

By March 16, 2015

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ISIS spread its reach through Twitter with 46,000 accounts

The Brookings Institute finds that even while the social network deleted thousands of accounts associated with the terrorist group in 2014, new ones kept popping up.

By March 8, 2015

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With 'Marco Polo,' can Netflix win a 'Game of Thrones'?

The streaming-video service delivers medieval sex and violence to rival the best of Westeros in its latest original show, as it vies to rule premium online video on the global stage.

By December 10, 2014

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Twitter staff received death threats from ISIS, admits CEO

Twitter is removing the militant group's accounts as they crop up, citing such accounts as violations of its terms of service.

By October 10, 2014

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Twitter's busy week: Censorship rules and changing timelines

The social network is tweaking its service after a rash of harassing and gruesome images and in an effort to bring more relevant information to people.

By August 21, 2014

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Gender Swap: A VR journey into someone else's body

A Spanish art collective combines the Oculus Rift head-mounted display with first-person cameras in a gender-bending attempt to promote tolerance and empathy.

By February 13, 2014

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Facebook lifts ban on decapitation videos

The social network will no longer remove graphic images or videos if members are sharing to condemn them.

By October 21, 2013