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4chan

4chan is an English-language imageboard website. [1]

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ABC News

ABC News is the news division of the American Broadcasting Company (ABC), owned by the Disney Media Networks division of the Walt Disney Company.

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Acrostic

An acrostic is a poem or other form of writing in which the first letter, syllable or word of each line, paragraph or other recurring feature in the text spells out a word or a message.

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ACS:Law

ACS:Law was a United Kingdom law firm specialising in intellectual property law.

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Adolf Hitler

Adolf Hitler (20 April 1889 – 30 April 1945) was an Austrian-born German politician who was the leader of the Nazi Party (NSDAP), Chancellor of Germany from 1933 to 1945, and Führer ("leader") of Nazi Germany from 1934 to 1945.

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Advertising agency

An advertising agency or ad agency or advert agency is a service based business dedicated to creating, planning, and handling advertising (and sometimes other forms of promotion) for its clients.

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Aiplex Software

Aiplex Software Pvt.Ltd. is a company based in Vijayanagar, Bangalore, India"." Aiplex Software.

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Alexa Internet

Alexa Internet, Inc. is a California-based company that provides commercial web traffic data and analytics.

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Algemene Vereniging Radio Omroep

AVRO (Algemene Vereniging Radio Omroep or "General Association of Radio Broadcasting") is a Dutch public broadcasting association operating within the framework of the Nederlandse Publieke Omroep system.

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Anime

, also informally romanized as animé, are Japanese animated productions featuring hand-drawn or computer animation.

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Anonymity

Anonymity, adjective "anonymous", is derived from the Greek word ἀνωνυμία, anonymia, meaning "without a name" or "namelessness".

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Anonymous (group)

Anonymous (used as a mass noun) is a loosely associated international network of activist and hacktivist entities.

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Anti-Arabism

Anti-Arabism or Arabophobia is consistent advocacy of discrimination, extermination, prejudice, hostility, hatred, ethnic cleansing or genocide toward Arabs.

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Antifeminism

Antifeminism is broadly defined as ideological opposition to feminism.

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Apple Inc.

Apple Inc. (commonly known as Apple) is an American multinational technology company headquartered in Cupertino, California, that designs, develops, and sells consumer electronics, computer software, and online services.

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Ars Technica

Ars Technica (Latin-derived for the "art of technology") is a technology news and information website created by Ken Fisher and Jon Stokes in 1998.

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AT&T

AT&T Inc. is an American multinational telecommunications corporation, headquartered at Whitacre Tower in downtown Dallas, Texas.

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Atlanta

Atlanta (locally) is the capital of and the most populous city in the U.S. state of Georgia, with an estimated 2013 population of 447,841.

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Bait-and-switch

Bait-and-switch is a form of fraud used in retail sales but also employed in other contexts.

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Baltimore City Paper

Baltimore City Paper is a free alternative weekly newspaper published in Baltimore, Maryland, founded in 1977 by Russ Smith and Alan Hirsch.

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Bandwidth (computing)

In computing, bandwidth is the bit-rate of available or consumed information capacity expressed typically in metric multiples of bits per second.

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BBC

The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is the public-service broadcaster of the United Kingdom, headquartered at Broadcasting House in London.

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BBC News

BBC News is an operational business division of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) responsible for the gathering and broadcasting of news and current affairs.

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Beehive

A beehive is an enclosed structure in which some honey bee species of the subgenus Apis live and raise their young.

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Beverly Hills, California

Beverly Hills is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States, surrounded by the cities of Los Angeles and West Hollywood.

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BitTorrent

BitTorrent is a protocol for the practice of peer-to-peer file sharing that is used to distribute large amounts of data over the Internet.

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BNET

BNET was an online magazine dedicated to issues of business management.

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Bollywood

Bollywood is the sobriquet for the Hindi language film industry, based in Mumbai, India.

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Butterfly knife

A Butterfly Knife, also known as a Fan Knife and in the Philippines as the Balisong, is a folding pocket knife with two handles counter-rotating around the tang such that, when closed, the blade is concealed within grooves in the handles.

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California

California is a state located on the West Coast of the United States.

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Cartoon Brew

Cartoon Brew is an animation news website created by Amid Amidi and Jerry Beck.

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Cascading Style Sheets

Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) is a style sheet language used for describing the presentation of a document written in a markup language.

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Child pornography

Child pornography is pornography that exploits children for sexual stimulation.

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Child sexual abuse

Child sexual abuse or child molestation is a form of child abuse in which an adult or older adolescent uses a child for sexual stimulation.

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Chocolate Rain

"Chocolate Rain" is a song and music video by Tay Zonday, created as a commentary on racism and social injustice in the United States.

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Christopher Poole

Christopher Poole (born c. 1988), Christopher Poole - "I'm 24 years old" YouTube site, May 10, 2012 is an American entrepreneur.

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Church of Scientology

The Church of Scientology is an organization devoted to the practice, administration and dissemination of Scientology, a new religious movement.

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CJK Unified Ideographs

The Chinese, Japanese and Korean (CJK) scripts share a common background.

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Cleveland

Cleveland is a city in the U.S. state of Ohio and the county seat of Cuyahoga County, the most populous county in the state.

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CloudFlare

CloudFlare, Inc. is a U.S. company that provides a content delivery network and distributed domain name server services, sitting between the visitor and the CloudFlare user's hosting provider, acting as a reverse proxy for websites.

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CNET

CNET (stylized as c|net) is an American media website that publishes reviews, news, articles, blogs, podcasts and videos on technology and consumer electronics globally.

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CNN

The Cable News Network (CNN) is an American basic cable and satellite television channel that is owned by the Turner Broadcasting System division of Time Warner.

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Crash (computing)

A crash (or system crash) in computing is when a computer program (such as a software application or an operating system) stops functioning properly.

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Crowd psychology

Crowd psychology, also known as mob psychology, is a branch of social psychology.

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Culture of Japan

The culture of Japan has evolved greatly over the millennia, from the country's prehistoric Jōmon period, to its contemporary hybrid culture, which combines influences from Asia, Europe, and North America.

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Cyberbullying

Cyberbullying is an action of harming or harassing via information technology networks in a repeated and deliberate manner.

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Cyberculture

Cyberculture or computer culture is the culture that has emerged, or is emerging, from the use of computer networks for communication, entertainment, and business.

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Democratic Party (United States)

The Democratic Party is one of the two major contemporary political parties in the United States, along with the Republican Party to its right.

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Denial-of-service attack

In computing, a denial-of-service (DoS) attack is an attempt to make a machine or network resource unavailable to its intended users, such as to temporarily or indefinitely interrupt or suspend services of a host connected to the Internet.

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Digital Millennium Copyright Act

The Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) is a United States copyright law that implements two 1996 treaties of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).

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Digital subscriber line

Digital subscriber line (DSL; originally digital subscriber loop) is a family of technologies that are used to transmit digital data over telephone lines.

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Dirty bomb

A dirty bomb or radiological dispersal device (RDD) is a speculative radiological weapon that combines radioactive material with conventional explosives.

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Electoral fraud

Electoral fraud or vote rigging is illegal interference with the process of an election.

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Encyclopedia Dramatica

Encyclopædia Dramatica (often abbreviated ED and æ) is a satirical website, consisting of a wiki that uses MediaWiki software, and a forum based on XenForo forums software.

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English language

English is a West Germanic language that was first spoken in early medieval England and is now a global lingua franca.

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Ero guro

is a literary and artistic movement originating circa 1930 in Japan.

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Eskilstuna

Eskilstuna is a city and the seat of Eskilstuna Municipality, Södermanland County, Sweden.

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Exchangeable image file format

Exchangeable image file format (officially Exif, according to JEIDA/JEITA/CIPA specifications) is a standard that specifies the formats for images, sound, and ancillary tags used by digital cameras (including smartphones), scanners and other systems handling image and sound files recorded by digital cameras.

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Faggot (slang)

Faggot, often shortened to fag, is a pejorative term used chiefly in North America primarily to refer to a gay man.

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Federal Bureau of Investigation

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is the domestic intelligence and security service of the United States, which simultaneously serves as the nation's prime Federal law enforcement organization.

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Filing (legal)

In law, filing is the act of submitting a document to the clerk of a court for the court's immediate consideration and for storage in the court's files.

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Forbes

Forbes is an American business magazine owned by Forbes, Inc.

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Fox Broadcasting Company

The Fox Broadcasting Company (commonly referred to as Fox; stylized as FOX), is an American commercial broadcast television network that is owned by the Fox Entertainment Group division of 21st Century Fox.

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Futaba Channel

, or Futaba for short, is an imageboard in Japan.

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Gaia Online

Gaia Online is an English-language, anime-themed social networking and forums-based website.

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Gawker

Gawker is an American blog founded by Nick Denton and Elizabeth Spiers and based in New York City.

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Gazeta Olsztyńska

Gazeta Olsztyńska (English: Olsztyn Daily) is a Polish language newspaper, published in Olsztyn.

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Google

Google Inc. is an American multinational technology company specializing in Internet-related services and products.

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Google Search

Google Search, commonly referred to as Google Web Search or just Google, is a web search engine owned by Google Inc. It is the most-used search engine on the World Wide Web, handling more than three billion searches each day.

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Google Trends

Google Trends is a public web facility of Google Inc., based on Google Search, that shows how often a particular search-term is entered relative to the total search-volume across various regions of the world, and in various languages.

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Grand Theft Auto IV

Grand Theft Auto IV is an open world action-adventure video game developed by Rockstar North and published by Rockstar Games.

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Green Day

Green Day is an American punk rock band formed in 1986 by vocalist/guitarist Billie Joe Armstrong and bassist Mike Dirnt.

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Guy Fawkes mask

The Guy Fawkes mask is a stylised depiction of Guy Fawkes, the best-known member of the Gunpowder Plot, an attempt to blow up the House of Lords in London in 1605 in order to restore a Catholic head of state.

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Habbo

| name.

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Hacktivism

Hacktivism or hactivism (a portmanteau of hack and activism) is the subversive use of computers and computer networks to promote a political agenda.

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Hal Turner

Harold Charles "Hal" Turner (born March 15, 1962) is an American white nationalist, Holocaust denier and blogger from North Bergen, New Jersey.

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Hentai

is a word of Japanese origin which is short for; a perverse sexual desire.

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Hiroyuki Nishimura

is the founder and a former administrator of the most accessed Japanese message board site 2channel.

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Houston

Houston is the most populous city in Texas and the American South, and the fourth most populous city in the United States.

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HTML

HyperText Markup Language, commonly referred to as HTML, is the standard markup language used to create web pages.

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HTML5

is a markup language used for structuring and presenting content on the World Wide Web.

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ICloud

iCloud is a cloud storage and cloud computing service from Apple Inc. launched on October 12, 2011.

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Idiosyncrasy

An idiosyncrasy is an unusual feature of a person (though there are also other uses, see below).

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Image macro

In internet culture, an image macro is a picture superimposed with text for humorous effect.

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Imageboard

An imageboard or image board is a type of Internet forum which operates mostly via posting images.

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In-joke

An in-joke, also known as an inside joke or a private joke, is a joke whose humour is understandable only to members of an ingroup, that is, people who are in a particular social group, occupation, or other community of shared interest.

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Indiegogo

Indiegogo is an international crowdfunding web site.

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Injunction

An injunction is an equitable remedy in the form of a court order that compels a party to do or refrain from specific acts.

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International Business Times

The International Business Times is an online news publication, comprising seven national editions and four languages.

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Internet celebrity

An Internet celebrity, blogebrity, cyberstar online celebrity, or Internet personality is someone who has become famous by means of the Internet.

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Internet censorship

Internet censorship is the control or suppression of what can be accessed, published, or viewed on the Internet.

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Internet forum

An Internet forum, or message board, is an online discussion site where people can hold conversations in the form of posted messages.

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Internet meme

An Internet meme is an activity, concept, catchphrase or piece of media which spreads, often as mimicry, from person to person via the Internet.

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Internet Relay Chat

Internet Relay Chat (IRC) is an application layer protocol that facilitates communication in the form of text.

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Internet troll

In Internet slang, a troll is a person who sows discord on the Internet by starting arguments or upsetting people, by posting inflammatory, extraneous, or off-topic messages in an online community (such as a newsgroup, forum, chat room, or blog) with the deliberate intent of provoking readers into an emotional response or of otherwise disrupting normal on-topic discussion, often for their own amusement.

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IP address

An Internet Protocol address (IP address) is a numerical label assigned to each device (e.g., computer, printer) participating in a computer network that uses the Internet Protocol for communication.

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IPhone

iPhone is a line of smartphones designed and marketed by Apple Inc. They run Apple's iOS mobile operating system.

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IReport

iReport is CNN's citizen journalism initiative that allows people from around the globe to contribute pictures and video of breaking news stories.

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John Mayer

John Clayton Mayer (born October 16, 1977) is an American singer-songwriter and producer.

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Julian Dibbell

Julian Dibbell (born February 23, 1963) is an American author and technology journalist with a focus on social systems within online communities.

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Justin Bieber

Justin Drew Bieber (born March 1, 1994) is a Canadian singer and songwriter.

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Katawa Shoujo

is a bishōjo-style visual novel by Four Leaf Studios that tells a story of a young man and five young women living with varying disabilities.

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KTTV

KTTV, channel 11, is a Fox owned-and-operated television station located in Los Angeles, California, USA.

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KVUE

KVUE, virtual channel 24 (UHF digital channel 33), is an ABC-affiliated television station located in Austin, Texas, United States.

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KXAN-TV

KXAN-TV, virtual channel 36 (UHF digital channel 21), is an NBC-affiliated television station located in Austin, Texas, United States.

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Lawton, Oklahoma

The city of Lawton (Pawnee: Raaríhtaaruʾ) is the county seat of Comanche County, in the State of Oklahoma.

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Leader Community Newspapers

The Leader Community Newspaper group publishes 33 titles covering metropolitan Melbourne.

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Leet

Leet (or "1337"), also known as eleet or leetspeak, is an alternative alphabet for the English language that is used primarily on the Internet.

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Lev Grossman

Lev Grossman (born June 26, 1969) is an American novelist and journalist, notably the author of the novels Warp (1997), Codex (2004), The Magicians (2009), The Magician King (2011), and The Magician's Land (2014).

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List of Internet phenomena

This is a partial list of social and cultural phenomena specific to the Internet, such as popular themes, catchphrases, images, viral videos, and jokes.

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LOL

LOL or lol, an acronym for laugh(ing) out loud, is a popular element of Internet slang.

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Lolcat

A lolcat (pronounced) is an image macro of one or more cats.

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Lolicon

, also romanised as lolikon or rorikon, is Japanese discourse or media focusing on the attraction to young or prepubescent girls.

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Los Angeles Times

The Los Angeles Times, commonly referred to as the Times, is a paid daily newspaper published in Los Angeles, California, since 1881.

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Machinist's mate

Machinist's mate (or MM) is a rating in the United States Navy's engineering community.

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Malta

Malta, officially the Republic of Malta (Repubblika ta' Malta), is a Southern European island country comprising an archipelago in the Mediterranean Sea.

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Manga

are comics created in Japan, or by creators in the Japanese language, conforming to a style developed in Japan in the late 19th century.

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Marketing for Grand Theft Auto IV

Grand Theft Auto IV is the first title in the third generation of the best-selling Grand Theft Auto video game franchise developed by Rockstar North which was released on 29 April 2008.

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Marketing Week

Marketing Week is a magazine focused on the marketing industry in the UK.

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MasterCard

MasterCard Incorporated or MasterCard Worldwide is an American multinational financial services corporation headquartered in the MasterCard International Global Headquarters, Purchase, New York, United States, in Westchester County.

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Media planning

Media planning is generally outsourced to a media agency and entails sourcing and selecting optimal media platforms for a client's brand or product to use.

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Meme

A meme is "an idea, behavior, or style that spreads from person to person within a culture".

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Metro (British newspaper)

The Metro is a free newspaper published in tabloid format in the United Kingdom by DMG Media (part of Daily Mail and General Trust).

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Miami

Miami is a city located on the Atlantic coast in southeastern Florida and the county seat of Miami-Dade County.

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Miga, Quatchi, Sumi and Mukmuk

Miga, Quatchi, and Sumi (who had a sidekick, Mukmuk) were the mascots for the 2010 Winter Olympics and the 2010 Winter Paralympics.

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Mike Kernell

Mike Kernell (born December 20, 1951, in Memphis, Tennessee) is a former member of the Tennessee House of Representatives, 1975-2012.

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Motion Picture Association of America

The Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) is an American trade association that represents the six major Hollywood studios.

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Motivational poster

A motivational poster (or inspirational poster) is a type of poster commonly designed for use in schools and offices.

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Mountain Dew

Mountain Dew (currently stylized as Mtn Dew in the United States) is a carbonated soft drink brand produced and owned by PepsiCo.

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Mudkip

Mudkip, known in Japan as, is a Pokémon species in Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokémon franchise.

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My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic

My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic is a children's animated television series produced by Hasbro Studios and DHX Media Vancouver.

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My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic fandom

My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic is an animated television series produced by Hasbro as part of its My Little Pony toy franchise, which is tied in with the 2010 launch of dolls and play sets, and original programming for U.S. cable channel Discovery Family (formerly Hub Network).

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Myspace

Myspace (originally: MySpace) is a social networking website offering an interactive, user-submitted network of friends, personal profiles, blogs, groups, photos, music, and videos.

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National Football League

The National Football League (NFL) is a professional American football league consisting of 32 teams, divided equally between the National Football Conference (NFC) and the American Football Conference (AFC).

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National Post

The National Post is an Canadian English-language newspaper based in Toronto, Canada.

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Neo-Nazism

Neo-Nazism consists of post-World War II social or political movements seeking to revive the far-right-wing tenets of Nazism.

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Never Gonna Give You Up

"Never Gonna Give You Up" is a song recorded by British singer Rick Astley.

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New Jersey

New Jersey is a state in the Northeastern and Middle Atlantic regions of the United States.

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New media

New media most commonly refers to content available on-demand through the Internet, accessible on any digital device, usually containing interactive user feedback and creative participation.

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New York (magazine)

New York is a bi-weekly magazine concerned with life, culture, politics, and style generally, and with a particular emphasis on New York City.

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New York City

New York – often called New York City or the City of New York to distinguish it from the State of New York, of which it is a part – is the most populous city in the United States and the center of the New York metropolitan area, the premier gateway for legal immigration to the United States and one of the most populous urban agglomerations in the world.

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News

News is packaged information about current events happening somewhere else; or, alternatively, news is that which the news industry sells.

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News Corp Australia

News Corp Australia (formerly News Limited) is one of Australia's largest media companies, employing more than 8,000 staff nationwide and approximately 3,000 journalists.

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Niconico

, formerly known as or "Nico-dō" for short, is a video sharing website in Japan managed by Niwango, a subsidiary of Dwango.

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Ninemsn

ninemsn is an Australian website owned by Mi9 in partnership with Microsoft.

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Numeric character reference

A numeric character reference (NCR) is a common markup construct used in SGML and SGML-derived markup languages such as HTML and XML.

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Oakland, California

Oakland is a major West Coast port city in the U.S. state of California.

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Online memorial

Online memorials are virtual spaces created on the Internet for the purpose of remembering, celebrating, or commemorating those who have died.

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Operation Payback

Operation Payback was a coordinated, decentralized group of attacks on high profile opponents of Internet piracy by Internet activists using the "Anonymous" moniker.

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Otaku

is a Japanese term for people with obsessive interests, commonly the anime and manga fandom.

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Party line (telephony)

A party line (multiparty line, shared service line) is a local loop telephone circuit that is shared by multiple telephone service subscribers.

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PayPal

PayPal Holdings, Inc. is an American company operating a worldwide online payments system.

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PC Magazine

PC Magazine (sometimes referred to as PC Mag) is a computer magazine published by Ziff Davis.

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Pedobear

Pedobear is an Internet meme that became popular through the imageboard 4chan.

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Pflugerville, Texas

Pflugerville is a city in Travis and Williamson counties in the U.S. state of Texas.

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Physical fitness

Physical fitness is a general state of health and well-being and, more specifically, the ability to perform aspects of sports or occupations.

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Pipe bomb

A pipe bomb is an improvised explosive device, a tightly sealed section of pipe filled with an explosive material.

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Pokémon

is a media franchise owned by The Pokémon Company, and created by Satoshi Tajiri in 1995.

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Political correctness

Political correctness (adjectivally, politically correct, commonly abbreviated to PC) is an ordinarily pejorative term used to criticize language, actions, or policies seen as being excessively calculated not to offend or disadvantage any particular group of people in society.

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Political criticism

Political criticism (also referred to as political commentary or political discussion) is criticism that is specific of or relevant to politics, including policies, politicians, political parties, and types of government.

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Pornography

Pornography (often abbreviated as "porn" or "porno" in informal usage) is the portrayal of sexual subject matter for the purpose of sexual arousal.

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Port Orchard, Washington

Port Orchard is a city in and the county seat of Kitsap County, Washington, United States.

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Practical joke

A practical joke is a mischievous trick played on someone, generally causing the victim to experience embarrassment, perplexity, confusion or discomfort.

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Prank call

A prank call (also known as a crank call) is a telephone practical joke.

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Programmer

A programmer, computer programmer, developer, coder, or software engineer is a person who writes computer software.

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Project Chanology

Project Chanology (also called Operation Chanology) was a protest movement against the practices of the Church of Scientology by members of Anonymous, a leaderless Internet-based group that defines itself as ubiquitous.

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Racism

Racism consists of ideologies and practices that seek to justify, or cause, the unequal distribution of privileges, rights, or goods amongst, or otherwise exhibit hatred or prejudice towards, different racial groups.

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Ramadan

Ramadan (رمضان,;In Arabic phonology, it can be, depending on the region. also transliterated Ramazan, Ramzan, Ramadhan, or Ramathan) is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, and is observed by Muslims worldwide as a month of fasting to commemorate the first revelation of the Quran to Muhammad according to Islamic belief.

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ReCAPTCHA

reCAPTCHA is a user-dialogue system originally developed by Luis von Ahn, Ben Maurer, Colin McMillen, David Abraham and Manuel Blum at Carnegie Mellon University's main Pittsburgh campus, and acquired by Google in September 2009.

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Recording Industry Association of America

The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) is a trade organization that represents the recording industry in the United States.

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Reddit

Reddit is an entertainment, social networking, and news website where registered community members can submit content, such as text posts or direct links, making it essentially an online bulletin board system.

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Republican Party (United States)

The Republican Party, commonly referred to as GOP (abbreviation for Grand Old Party), is one of the two major contemporary political parties in the United States, the other being its historic rival, the Democratic Party.

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Restitution

The law of restitution is the law of gains-based recovery.

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Rick Astley

Richard Paul "Rick" Astley (born 6 February 1966) is an English singer, songwriter, musician, and radio personality.

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Rickrolling

Rickrolling is an Internet meme involving the music video for the 1987 Rick Astley song "Never Gonna Give You Up".

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Rob Malda

Rob Malda (born May 10, 1976), also known as CmdrTaco, is an American Internet content author, and former editor-in-chief of the website Slashdot.

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Rochester Institute of Technology

Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) is a private university located within the town of Henrietta in the Rochester, New York metropolitan area.

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Rockstar Games

Rockstar Games is a multinational video game developer and publisher based in New York City, owned by Take-Two Interactive following its purchase of British video game publisher BMG Interactive.

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Sarah Palin

Sarah Louise Palin (née Heath; born February 11, 1964) is an American politician, commentator, and author who served as the ninth Governor of Alaska, from 2006 to her resignation in 2009.

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Sarah Palin email hack

The Sarah Palin email hack occurred on September 16, 2008, during the 2008 United States presidential election campaign when the Yahoo! personal email account of vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin was subjected to unauthorized access.

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Schadenfreude

Schadenfreude, also known as epicaricacy is pleasure derived from the misfortunes of others.

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School shooting

A school shooting is an occurrence in which an individual or group of individuals launches a gun attack on an educational institution, such as an elementary school, secondary school, post-secondary institution, or at an education-related setting.

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Screenshot

A screenshot, screen capture (or screen-cap), screen dump or screengrab is an image taken by a user to record the visible items displayed on the monitor, television, or other visual output device in use.

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Seaman

Seaman is a naval rank and is either the lowest or one of the lowest ranks in most navies around the world.

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Seattle

Seattle is a coastal seaport city and the seat of King County.

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Sexism

Sexism or gender discrimination is prejudice or discrimination based on a person's sex or gender.

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Slashdot

Slashdot (sometimes abbreviated as /.) is a news website that originally billed itself as "News for Nerds.

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Social peer-to-peer processes

Social peer-to-peer processes are interactions with a peer-to-peer dynamic, whether these peers are humans or computers.

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Something Awful

Something Awful, often abbreviated to SA, is a comedy website housing a variety of content, including blog entries, forums, feature articles, digitally edited pictures, and humorous media reviews.

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Southern Poverty Law Center

The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) is an American nonprofit legal advocacy organization specializing in civil rights and public interest litigation.

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Steve Jobs

Steven Paul Jobs (February 24, 1955 – October 5, 2011) was an American businessman.

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Subculture

In sociology and cultural studies, a subculture is a group of people within a culture that differentiates itself from the parent culture to which it belongs, often maintaining some of its founding principles.

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Suicide

Suicide is the act of intentionally causing one's own death.

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Swastika

The Swastika (also known as the gammadion cross, cross cramponnée, or manji) (as a character: 卐 or 卍) is a symbol that generally takes the form of an equilateral cross, with its four legs bent at 90 degrees.

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Sysop

A sysop (an abbreviation of system operator) is an administrator of a multi-user computer system, such as a bulletin board system (BBS) or an online service virtual community.

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Tay Zonday

Adam Nyerere Bahner, (born July 6, 1982) better known by the pseudonym Tay Zonday, is an American singer, musician, announcer, voice artist, actor, comedian and YouTube personality.

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Tennessee House of Representatives

The Tennessee House of Representatives is the lower house of the Tennessee General Assembly, the state legislature of the U.S. state of Tennessee.

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Tetris

Tetris (pronounced) is a Russian tile-matching puzzle video game, originally designed and programmed by Alexey Pajitnov.

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The Age

The Age is a daily newspaper which has been published in Melbourne, Australia, since 1854.

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The Boston Globe

The Boston Globe is an American daily newspaper based in Boston, Massachusetts.

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The Daily Dot

The Daily Dot is an online newspaper that covers Internet topics and eSports.

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The Daily Pennsylvanian

The Daily Pennsylvanian (The DP) is the independent daily student newspaper of the University of Pennsylvania.

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The Daily Stormer

The Daily Stormer is an American news and commentary website with a Neo-Nazi and white nationalist editorial stance.

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The Daily Telegraph

The Daily Telegraph is a British daily morning English-language broadsheet newspaper, published in London by Telegraph Media Group and distributed throughout the United Kingdom and internationally.

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The Fine Young Capitalists

The Fine Young Capitalists (commonly abbreviated as TFYC) is a self-described radical feminist group, set up to organize production initiatives for underrepresented labor in the media industry.

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The Game (mind game)

The Game is a mental game where the objective is to avoid thinking about The Game itself.

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The Guardian

The Guardian is a British national daily newspaper.

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The Independent

The Independent is a British national morning newspaper published in London by Independent Print Limited, owned by Alexander Lebedev since 2010.

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The Local

The Local is an English-language digital news publisher with local editions in Sweden, Germany, France, Spain, Switzerland, Norway, Denmark, Austria and Italy.

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The New York Observer

The New York Observer is a weekly newspaper first published in New York City on September 22, 1987, by Arthur L. Carter, a former investment banker with publishing interests.

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The New York Times

The New York Times (NYT) is an American daily newspaper, founded and continuously published in New York City since September 18, 1851, by the New York Times Company.

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The New York Times Magazine

The New York Times Magazine is a Sunday magazine supplement included with the Sunday edition of The New York Times.

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The Phoenix (newspaper)

The Phoenix (stylized as The Phœnix) is the name of several alternative weekly periodicals published in the United States by Phoenix Media/Communications Group of Boston, Massachusetts, including the Portland Phoenix and the now-defunct Boston Phoenix, Providence Phoenix and Worcester Phoenix.

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The Pirate Bay

The Pirate Bay (commonly abbreviated TPB) is an online index of digital content of mostly entertainment media, founded in 2003, where visitors can search, download and contribute magnet links and torrent files, which facilitate peer-to-peer file sharing among users of the BitTorrent protocol.

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The Wall Street Journal

The Wall Street Journal is a business-focused, English-language international daily newspaper based in New York City.

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Tidningarnas Telegrambyrå

Tidningarnas Telegrambyrå (TT) – The Newspapers' Telegram Bureau – is a Swedish news agency, the largest in Scandinavia, owned jointly by the country's newspapers and the media groups behind them.

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Time (magazine)

Time (styled within the magazine as TIME) is an American weekly news magazine published in New York City.

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Time 100

Time 100 (often written in all-caps as TIME 100) is an annual list of the 100 most influential people in the American world assembled by the American news magazine Time.

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Times of Malta

The Times (formerly The Times of Malta) is English language national newspaper published daily in Malta.

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Toronto Star

The Toronto Star is a Canadian broadsheet daily newspaper.

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Transphobia

Transphobia (or much less commonly transprejudice) is a range of antagonistic attitudes and feelings against transsexuality and transsexual or transgender people, based on the expression of their internal gender identity (see Phobia – Terms for prejudice).

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Trayvon Martin

Trayvon Benjamin Martin (February 5, 1995 – February 26, 2012) was a 17-year-old African American from Miami Gardens, Florida, who was fatally shot by George Zimmerman, a neighborhood watch volunteer, in Sanford, Florida.

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Tré Cool

Frank Edwin Wright III (born December 9, 1972), known professionally as Tré Cool, is a German-American drummer, best known as the drummer for Green Day.

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Twitter

Twitter is an online social networking service that enables users to send and read short 140-character messages called "tweets".

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United States Department of Homeland Security

The United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is a cabinet department of the United States federal government, created in response to the September 11 attacks, and with the primary responsibilities of protecting the territory of the United States and protectorates from and responding to terrorist attacks, man-made accidents, and natural disasters.

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United States Navy

The United States Navy (USN) is the naval warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the seven uniformed services of the United States.

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United States presidential election, 2008

The United States presidential election of 2008 was the 56th quadrennial presidential election.

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United States Secret Service

The United States Secret Service (USSS) is a federal law enforcement agency under the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

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Upstate New York

Upstate New York is the portion of the U.S. state of New York north of New York City.

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Verdens Gang

Verdens Gang (lit. "The passage of the world", in the sense "The tide of the world" or "The course of the world"), generally known under the abbreviation VG, is a Norwegian tabloid newspaper owned by Schibsted.

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Vice (magazine)

Vice is a print magazine and website focused on arts, culture, and news topics.

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Video blog

A video blog or video log, usually shortened to vlog, is a form of blog for which the medium is video, and is a form of web television.

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Visa Inc.

Visa Inc. is an American multinational financial services corporation headquartered in Foster City, California, United States.

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White supremacy

White supremacy or white supremacism is a form of racism centered upon the belief, and promotion of the belief, that white people are superior in certain characteristics, traits, and attributes to people of other racial backgrounds and that therefore whites should politically, economically and socially rule non-whites.

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WikiLeaks

WikiLeaks is an international, non-profit, journalistic organisation, that publishes secret information, news leaks, and classified media from anonymous sources.

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Wired (magazine)

Wired is a full-color monthly American magazine, published in both print and online editions, that reports on how emerging technologies affect culture, the economy and politics.

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Wordfilter

A wordfilter (sometimes referred to as just "filter" or "censor") is a script typically used on Internet forums or chat rooms that automatically scans users' posts or comments as they are submitted and automatically changes or censors particular words or phrases.

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Xkcd

xkcd, sometimes stylized as XKCD, is a webcomic created by Randall Munroe.

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Yahoo! Babel Fish

Yahoo! Babel Fish was a free web-based multilingual translation application.

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Yahoo! Mail

Yahoo Mail is a free email service (except for Yahoo Mail Business Email Plans) offered by the American company Yahoo!.

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Yaoi

(properly, informally), also known as Boys' Love (BL), is a Japanese genre of fictional media focusing on romantic or sexual relationships between male characters, typically aimed at a female audience and usually created by female authors.

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Zoë Quinn

Zoë Quinn (born 1987) is an American independent video game developer, writer, and artist.

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2channel

is a Japanese textboard.

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8chan

8chan (also called Infinitechan and stylized as ∞chan) is an English-language imageboard website composed of user-created boards.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/4chan

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