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Latest update : 2012-10-14

Sects developing on the Internet

It has becomes something of an online obsession: apocalyptic websites announcing the end of the world : over three million web pages devoted to the 21st December 2012… And you can buy survival kits online, builds shelters and rent out collective bunkers. Sites that could be deemed a touch absurd; but the Interministerial Mission for Combating Cultic Deviancy is taking them very seriously indeed.

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2014-08-28 Social Media

"Ice Bucket Challenge" angers anti-abortion activists

In this edition: the "Ice Bucket Challenge" angers anti-abortion activists; web users in Spain show support for a rape victim; and a tribute to Ghostbusters … in Lego.

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2014-08-27 Social Media

India: journalist launches "Rice Bucket Challenge"

In this edition: an Indian journalist launches the ‘Rice Bucket Challenge’; Egypt’s tips to the US police force spark debate; and two kayakers hurtle down a drainage ditch.

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2014-08-25 Social Media

Russian aid convoy: Mission accomplished?

In this edition: the Russian aid convoy in Ukraine divides online opinion; Chinese stars targeted by Beijing’s anti-drugs campaign; and a diver swims with a shoal of manta rays.

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2014-08-26 Social Media

Actor Orlando Jones lauches 'Bullet Bucket Challenge'

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2014-08-22 Social Media

'Doubtfire Face', the web's new suicide prevention campaign

In this edition: Net users step up to a new challenge to combat suicide; a tweet by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani causes controversy; and a time-lapse sequence of air traffic...

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