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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


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 Apr. 11, 2013


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 Jun. 5, 2013


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 Dec. 20, 2012


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 Dec. 10, 2012


Google Ideas tackles violent extremism

The Web giant launches a new online initiative to bring together former extremists, survivors, nonprofits, academics, and private sector leaders to fight violent radicalism.

By Apr. 25, 2012


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 Feb. 26, 2013


Friday Poll: Are today's video games too violent?

Bang. Gush. Spurt. The blood seems to be flowing more than ever in video games these days. Is it too much?

By Jun. 8, 2012


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 Sep. 10, 2012


CNN suspends Roland Martin for homophobic, violent tweets

CNN political analyst belittled men wearing pink and the near-naked H&M David Beckham ad via Twitter during the Super Bowl--tweets that some critics say were anti-gay and violent.

By Feb. 8, 2012