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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 March 9, 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 July 11, 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 December 3, 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 September 9, 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 June 4, 2014

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#NotOneMore hashtag against gun violence goes viral

In the aftermath of the Santa Barbara shooting that left seven people dead, a campaign to halt gun use in the US gains momentum on social media.

By June 3, 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 April 10, 2014

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How can you prevent sexual assault? Web comic 'game' has advice

With this choose-your-own-adventure online comic, students discover how their decisions can ignite or diffuse uncomfortable sexual situations.

By June 3, 2015

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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 May 21, 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 May 18, 2015