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Facebook outages ripple across Myanmar after violent clashes

Users report experiencing several-hour blackouts on the social network after sectarian riots left two people dead and 14 injured. Facebook says it can't find any technical issues on its end.

By July 7, 2014

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Supreme Court to weigh in on violent threats on Facebook

Should it be considered a crime or free speech when a person threatens to kill someone on social media?

By June 16, 2014

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Apple, others to meet with law enforcement over violent phone thefts

Representatives from Apple, Samsung, Google/Motorola, and Microsoft are set to meet with top officials in New York and San Francisco to discuss a tech solution to street theft of mobile devices.

By June 5, 2013

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Facebook forced to respond to violent sexist images

Facebook says users who share "cruel and insensitive content" will have to post it using their real names, in response to a campaign.

By May 29, 2013

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Cops allegedly get violent at sight of Samsung Galaxy

A San Diego police officer is filmed on a Samsung Galaxy, writing a citation. He demands that the phone be put away, as it could be a "weapon." Sadly, an altercation ensues.

By April 11, 2013

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Poll: 58 percent of adults blame games for violent behavior

Nearly three in five American adults think games contribute to violent tendencies in teens, Harris Poll finds; 38 percent know nothing about ESRB.

By February 26, 2013

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Senator: Let's study violent video games -- again

Sen. Jay Rockefeller says he will call on the National Academy of Sciences to investigate the impact of violent video games on youth.

By December 20, 2012

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Violent video games and aggression: A cumulative effect?

An Ohio State University study suggests that the negative effects of playing violent video games can accumulate over time.

By December 10, 2012

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If you play violent video games, you can take more pain

Research at the U.K.'s Keele University suggests that those who play nasty video games have a 65 percent higher tolerance for pain than those who play other games.

By September 10, 2012

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Twitter subpoenaed over violent tweets to Mike Tyson show

After a user tweeted "people are gonna die" at the theater where Mike Tyson is staging a one-man show, New York police subpoena the social network to hand over info on the user's account.

By August 7, 2012