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violence

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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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The Westeros gang gets a 'Too Many Cooks'-style opening

Yep, you knew it had to go there. Adult Swim's "Too Many Cooks" parody has been pulled into the dark world of the HBO hit fantasy series "Game of Thrones." Like GoT, this video is NSFW. Also, spoilers.

By April 24, 2015

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Twitter expands threats ban, may lock accounts in aim to limit abuse

Social network says previous policy on violent threats was "unduly narrow." Also, it will suspend accounts or force users to delete tweets if they engage in abusive behavior.

By April 21, 2015

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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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Is Venezuela blocking the Internet amid violence?

As lethal protests wrack the country, the government becomes more heavy-handed with censorship.

By February 20, 2014