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Reddit (stylized in its logo as reddit) is an American social news aggregation, web content rating, and discussion website. [1]

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/r/changemyview is an Internet forum on Reddit where the community of participants discuss various topics for the purpose of understanding opposing viewpoints.

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/r/IAmA is a subreddit for question-and-answer interactive interviews termed "AMA" (short for "Ask Me Anything").

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/r/science, formally dubbed the New Reddit Journal of Science, is an Internet forum on Reddit where the community of participants discuss science topics.

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/r/The Donald

/r/The_Donald is a subreddit on Reddit where the participants create discussions and memes supportive of U.S. President Donald Trump.

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Aaron Swartz

Aaron Hillel Swartz (November 8, 1986January 11, 2013) was an American computer programmer, entrepreneur, writer, political organizer, and Internet hacktivist.

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AdBlock is a content filtering and ad blocking extension for the Google Chrome, Apple Safari (desktop and mobile) Firefox, Opera, and Microsoft Edge web browsers.

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Advance Publications

Advance Publications, Inc. is an American media company owned by the descendants of S.I. Newhouse Sr., Donald Newhouse and S.I. Newhouse Jr.

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Alexa Internet

Alexa Internet, Inc. is an American company based in California that provides commercial web traffic data and analytics.

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Alexis Ohanian

Alexis Kerry Ohanian (born April 24, 1983).

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Alien Blue

Alien Blue, stylized as AlienBlue, was an iOS application for browsing Reddit.

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All Things Considered

All Things Considered (ATC) is the flagship news program on the American network National Public Radio (NPR).

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The alt-right, or alternative right, is a loosely-connected and somewhat ill-defined grouping of white supremacists/white nationalists, neo-Nazis, neo-fascists, neo-Confederates and other far-right fringe hate groups.

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AlterNet is a progressive news magazine owned by AlterNet Media, Inc.

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Amazon Web Services

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a subsidiary of Amazon.com that provides on-demand cloud computing platforms to individuals, companies and governments, on a paid subscription basis.

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American Cancer Society

The American Cancer Society (ACS) is a nationwide voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer.

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

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Apache Cassandra

Apache Cassandra is a free and open-source distributed wide column store NoSQL database management system designed to handle large amounts of data across many commodity servers, providing high availability with no single point of failure.

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Application programming interface

In computer programming, an application programming interface (API) is a set of subroutine definitions, protocols, and tools for building software.

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April 2015 Nepal earthquake

The April 2015 Nepal earthquake (also known as the Gorkha earthquake) killed nearly 9,000 people and injured nearly 22,000.

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April Fools' Day

April Fools' Day is an annual celebration in some European and Western countries commemorated on April 1 by playing practical jokes and spreading hoaxes.

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According to the Book of Revelation in the New Testament of the Bible, Armageddon (from Ἁρμαγεδών Harmagedōn, Late Latin: Armagedōn, from Hebrew: Har Megiddo) is the prophesied location of a gathering of armies for a battle during the end times, variously interpreted as either a literal or a symbolic location.

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Astroturfing is the practice of masking the sponsors of a message or organization (e.g., political, advertising, religious or public relations) to make it appear as though it originates from and is supported by a grassroots participant(s).

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Barack Obama

Barack Hussein Obama II (born August 4, 1961) is an American politician who served as the 44th President of the United States from January 20, 2009, to January 20, 2017.

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The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a British public service broadcaster.

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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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Bill Gates

William Henry Gates III (born October 28, 1955) is an American business magnate, investor, author, philanthropist, humanitarian, and principal founder of Microsoft Corporation.

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Bitcoin (₿) is the world's first cryptocurrency, a form of electronic cash.

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Blackmail is an act, often criminal, involving unjustified threats to make a gain—most commonly money or property—or cause loss to another unless a demand is met.

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Boston Marathon bombing

During the annual Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013, two homemade bombs detonated 12 seconds and apart at 2:49 p.m., near the finish line of the race, killing three people and injuring several hundred others, including 16 who lost limbs.

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Branded content

Branded content (also known as branded entertainment) is the practice of marketing via the creation of content that is funded or outright produced by an advertiser.

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Breitbart News

Breitbart News Network (known commonly as Breitbart News, Breitbart or Breitbart.com) is a far-right*.

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Bulletin board system

A bulletin board system or BBS (also called Computer Bulletin Board Service, CBBS) is a computer server running software that allows users to connect to the system using a terminal program.

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Business Insider

Business Insider is an American financial and business news website that also operates international editions in the UK, Australia, China, Germany, France, South Africa, India, Italy, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Netherlands, Nordics, Poland, Spanish and Singapore.

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BuzzFeed, Inc. is an American Internet media company based in New York City.

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Canada is a country located in the northern part of North America.

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Cannabis culture

Cannabis culture describes a social atmosphere or series of associated social behaviors that depends heavily upon cannabis consumption, particularly as an entheogen, recreational drug and medicine.

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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 like HTML.

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CBC News

CBC News is the division of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation responsible for the news gathering and production of news programs on the corporation's English-language operations, namely CBC Television, CBC Radio, CBC News Network, and CBC.ca.

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Change.org is a petition website operated by for-profit Change.org, Inc., an American certified B corporation which claims to have over 100 million users and hosts sponsored campaigns for organizations. The company is headquartered in San Francisco, California. The website serves to facilitate petitions by the general public. Corporations including Virgin America, and organizations such as Amnesty International and the Humane Society, pay the site to host and promote their petitions. Change.org's stated mission is to "empower people everywhere to create the change they want to see." Popular topics of Change.org petitions are economic and criminal justice, human rights, education, environmental protection, animals rights, health, and sustainable food.

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Charity: Water

Charity: water (stylized as charity: water) is a non-profit organization that provides clean and safe drinking water to people in developing nations.

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Charleston church shooting

The Charleston church shooting (also known as the Charleston church massacre) was a mass shooting in which Dylann Roof, a 21-year-old white supremacist, murdered nine African Americans (including the senior pastor, state senator Clementa C. Pinckney) during a prayer service at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in downtown Charleston, South Carolina, on the evening of June 17, 2015.

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Chief executive officer

Chief executive officer (CEO) is the position of the most senior corporate officer, executive, administrator, or other leader in charge of managing an organization especially an independent legal entity such as a company or nonprofit institution.

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Climate change

Climate change is a change in the statistical distribution of weather patterns when that change lasts for an extended period of time (i.e., decades to millions of years).

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Climate change denial

Climate change denial, or global warming denial, is part of the global warming controversy.

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Coinbase is a digital currency exchange headquartered in San Francisco, California.

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Collective consciousness

Collective consciousness, collective conscience, or collective conscious (conscience collective) is the set of shared beliefs, ideas and moral attitudes which operate as a unifying force within society.

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Collective intelligence

Collective intelligence (CI) is shared or group intelligence that emerges from the collaboration, collective efforts, and competition of many individuals and appears in consensus decision making.

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Comet Ping Pong

Comet Ping Pong (often abbreviated as Comet) is a pizzeria, restaurant, and concert venue located at 5037 Connecticut Avenue NW in Washington, D.C.'s Chevy Chase neighborhood.

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Common Lisp

Common Lisp (CL) is a dialect of the Lisp programming language, published in ANSI standard document ANSI INCITS 226-1994 (R2004) (formerly X3.226-1994 (R1999)).

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Condé Nast

Condé Nast Inc. is an American mass media company founded in 1909 by Condé Montrose Nast, based at One World Trade Center and owned by Advance Publications.

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Costco Wholesale Corporation, trading as Costco, is an American multinational corporation which operates a chain of membership-only warehouse clubs.

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Crooks and Liars

Crooks and Liars is a liberal / progressive news blog focusing on political events and the news coverage of them, founded by John Amato.

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Crowd psychology

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

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Crowdsourcing is a sourcing model in which individuals or organizations obtain goods and services.

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Cyberbullying or cyberharassment is a form of bullying or harassment using electronic means.

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Daily Kos

Daily Kos is a group blog and internet forum focused on liberal American politics.

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Delicious (website)

Delicious (stylized del.icio.us) is a social bookmarking web service for storing, sharing, and discovering web bookmarks.

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Democratic Underground

Democratic Underground is an online community for U.S. Democrats.

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Deus Ex: Human Revolution

Deus Ex: Human Revolution (stylized as DEUS EX: HUMΔN REVOLUTION) is an action role-playing video game developed by Eidos Montréal and published worldwide by Square Enix in August 2011 for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360: a version for OS X released the following year.

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Digg is a news aggregator with a curated front page, aiming to select stories specifically for the Internet audience such as science, trending political issues, and viral Internet issues.

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Digiday is an online trade magazine for online media founded in 2008 by Nick Friese.

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Digital media

Digital media are any media that are encoded in machine-readable formats.

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Diigo is a social bookmarking website that allows signed-up users to bookmark and tag Web pages.

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Direct Relief

Direct Relief (formerly known as Direct Relief International) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization with a stated mission to “improve the health and lives of people affected by poverty or emergency situations by mobilizing and providing essential medical resources needed for their care." The organization is headed by a 31-member Board of Directors and President and CEO Thomas Tighe.

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Donald Trump

Donald John Trump (born June 14, 1946) is the 45th and current President of the United States, in office since January 20, 2017.

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DonorsChoose.org is a United States–based 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that allows individuals to donate directly to public school classroom projects.

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Doxing (from dox, abbreviation of documents) or doxxing is the Internet-based practice of researching and broadcasting private or identifiable information (especially personally identifiable information) about an individual or organization.

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Drudge Report

The Drudge Report is an American conservative, right-wing news aggregation website.

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Electronic Frontier Foundation

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) is an international non-profit digital rights group based in San Francisco, California.

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Ellen Pao

Ellen Pao (born 1970) is an American investor and activist who co-founded the diversity consulting non-profit organization Project Include.

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Erowid, also called Erowid Center, is a 501(c)(3) non-profit educational organization that provides information about psychoactive plants and chemicals as well as activities and technologies that can produce altered states of consciousness such as meditation, lucid dreaming, transcranial magnetic stimulation, and electroceuticals.

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F-Droid is a software repository for Android system, similar to the Google Play store.

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Facebook is an American online social media and social networking service company based in Menlo Park, California.

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Fark is a community website created by Drew Curtis that allows members to comment on a daily batch of news articles and other items from various websites.

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Fox News

Fox News (officially known as the Fox News Channel, commonly abbreviated to FNC) is an American basic cable and satellite television news channel owned by the Fox Entertainment Group, a subsidiary of 21st Century Fox.

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Free Software Foundation

The Free Software Foundation (FSF) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded by Richard Stallman on 4 October 1985 to support the free software movement, which promotes the universal freedom to study, distribute, create, and modify computer software, with the organization's preference for software being distributed under copyleft ("share alike") terms, such as with its own GNU General Public License.

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Freedom From Religion Foundation

The Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) is an American non-profit organization based in Madison, Wisconsin with members from all 50 states.

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Freedom of speech

Freedom of speech is a principle that supports the freedom of an individual or a community to articulate their opinions and ideas without fear of retaliation, censorship, or sanction.

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Gamergate controversy

The Gamergate controversy stemmed from a harassment campaign conducted primarily through the use of the hashtag #GamerGate.

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Gamification is the application of game-design elements and game principles in non-game contexts.

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GitHub Inc. is a web-based hosting service for version control using Git.

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Glenn Beck

Glenn Lee Beck (born February 10, 1964) is an American conservative political commentator, radio host and television producer.

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Google Play

Google Play (previously Android Market) is a digital distribution service operated and developed by Google.

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Google Plus (stylized as Google+) is an Internet-based social network that is owned and operated by Google.

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Governance is all of the processes of governing, whether undertaken by a government, a market or a network, over a social system (family, tribe, formal or informal organization, a territory or across territories) and whether through the laws, norms, power or language of an organized society.

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Government of Russia

The Government of Russia exercises executive power in the Russian Federation.

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Greenpeace is a non-governmental environmental organization with offices in over 39 countries and with an international coordinating body in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

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Greenwich Mean Time

Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is the mean solar time at the Royal Observatory in Greenwich, London.

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HAProxy is free, open source software that provides a high availability load balancer and proxy server for TCP and HTTP-based applications that spreads requests across multiple servers.

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Hector Janse van Rensburg

Hector Janse van Rensburg, better known by his pseudonym Shitty Watercolour, is a British painter and cartoonist who started posting watercolour paintings on the social media website Reddit in February 2012, and later expanded to publishing his work on his own website, on Tumblr, and on Twitter.

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HuffPost (formerly The Huffington Post and sometimes abbreviated HuffPo) is a liberal American news and opinion website and blog that has both localized and international editions.

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Huntington's disease

Huntington's disease (HD), also known as Huntington's chorea, is an inherited disorder that results in death of brain cells.

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ICloud leaks of celebrity photos

On August 31, 2014, a collection of almost 500 private pictures of various celebrities, mostly women, and with many containing nudity, were posted on the imageboard 4chan, and later disseminated by other users on websites and social networks such as Imgur and Reddit.

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Image hosting service

An image hosting service allows individuals to upload images to an Internet website.

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Image sharing

Image sharing, or photo sharing, is the publishing or transfer of a user's digital photos online.

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Imgur is an online image sharing community and image host founded by Alan Schaaf in 2009.

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Imzy was a social media site led by ex-Reddit employee Dan McComas, which purported to create a "friendlier" alternative to Reddit.

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Internet culture

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

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Internet Defense League

The Internet Defense League is a website that was launched in March 2012 with the aim of organizing future online protests of anti-piracy legislation, following the success of the anti-SOPA and PIPA protests.

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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 privacy

Internet privacy involves the right or mandate of personal privacy concerning the storing, repurposing, provision to third parties, and displaying of information pertaining to oneself via of 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 vigilantism

Internet vigilantism is the act of carrying out vigilante activities through the Internet (the communication network or its service providers) or carried out using applications (World Wide Web, e-mail) that depend on the Internet.

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iOS (formerly iPhone OS) is a mobile operating system created and developed by Apple Inc. exclusively for its hardware.

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Islamic Relief

Islamic Relief Worldwide (IRW) is an international humanitarian organisation that provides development programs and humanitarian relief around the globe, regardless of race, political affiliation, gender or belief.

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Jailbait or jail bait is slang for a person who is younger than the legal age of consent for sexual activity, with the implication that a person above the age of consent might find them sexually attractive.

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Jared Leto

Jared Joseph Leto (born December 26, 1971) is an American actor, singer, songwriter, and director.

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Jargon is a type of language that is used in a particular context and may not be well understood outside that context.

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John Podesta

John David Podesta Jr. (born January 8, 1949) is an American political consultant who served as White House Chief of Staff to President Bill Clinton from October 20, 1998 until January 20, 2001 and as Counselor to President Barack Obama from January 1, 2014 until February 13, 2015.

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Jon Stewart

Jon Stewart (born Jonathan Stuart Leibowitz; November 28, 1962) is an American comedian, writer, producer, director, political commentator, actor, and television host.

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jQuery is a cross-platform JavaScript library designed to simplify the client-side scripting of HTML.

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Kuro5hin (K5; "corrosion") was a collaborative discussion website founded by Rusty Foster in 1999, having been inspired by Slashdot.

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Library (computing)

In computer science, a library is a collection of non-volatile resources used by computer programs, often for software development.

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

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Lysergic acid diethylamide

Lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD), also known as acid, is a psychedelic drug known for its psychological effects, which may include altered awareness of one's surroundings, perceptions, and feelings as well as sensations and images that seem real though they are not.

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MAP International

MAP International is a global Christian health and relief organization that partners with people living in conditions of poverty to save lives and develop healthier families and communities.

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Marc Andreessen

Marc Lowell Andreessen (born July 9, 1971) is an American entrepreneur, investor, and software engineer.

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Médecins Sans Frontières

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF; pronounced), also known in English as Doctors Without Borders, is an international humanitarian medical non-governmental organisation (NGO) of French origin best known for its projects in conflict zones and in countries affected by endemic diseases.

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McDonald's is an American fast food company, founded in 1940 as a restaurant operated by Richard and Maurice McDonald, in San Bernardino, California, United States.

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Media Matters for America

Media Matters for America (MMfA) is a progressive tax-exempt, nonprofit organization, with the stated mission of "comprehensively monitoring, analyzing, and correcting conservative misinformation in the U.S. media".

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Mediaite is a news and opinion site covering politics and entertainment in the media industry.

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Memcached (pronunciation: mem-cash-dee, mem-cashed) is a general-purpose distributed memory caching system.

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Memeburn is a website that focuses on digital news and events in the emerging markets sphere.

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MetaFilter, known as MeFi to its members, is a general-interest community weblog, founded in 1999 and based in the United States, featuring links to content that users have discovered on the web.

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Mister Splashy Pants

Mister Splashy Pants, or Mr Splashypants, is a humpback whale in the South Pacific Ocean.

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Mother Jones (magazine)

Mother Jones (abbreviated MoJo) is a progressive American magazine that focuses on news, commentary, and investigative reporting on topics including politics, the environment, human rights, and culture.

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Moz (marketing software)

Moz is a software as a service (SaaS) company based in Seattle that sells inbound marketing and marketing analytics software subscriptions.

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Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies

The Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS) is a membership-based 501(c)(3) organization working to raise awareness and understanding of psychedelic substances.

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Multilingualism is the use of more than one language, either by an individual speaker or by a community of speakers.

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National Mall

The National Mall is a landscaped park within the National Mall and Memorial Parks, an official unit of the United States National Park System.

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Net neutrality

Net neutrality is the principle that Internet service providers treat all data on the Internet equally, and not discriminate or charge differently by user, content, website, platform, application, type of attached equipment, or method of communication.

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, usually shortened to Nissan (or; Japanese), is a Japanese multinational automobile manufacturer headquartered in Nishi-ku, Yokohama.

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Not safe for work

Not safe for work or NSFW is an Internet slang or shorthand tag used in email, videos, and on interactive discussion areas (such as Internet forums, blogs, or community websites) to mark URLs or hyperlinks which contain nudity, intense sexuality, profanity, violence/gore or other disturbing subject matter, which the viewer may not wish to be seen accessing in a public or formal environment including a workplace or school.

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National Public Radio (usually shortened to NPR, stylized as npr) is an American privately and publicly funded non-profit membership media organization based in Washington, D.C. It serves as a national syndicator to a network of over 1,000 public radio stations in the United States.

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Null sign

In mathematics, the null sign (∅) denotes the empty set.

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Online community manager

An online community manager builds, grows, and manages online communities, performing Community management, often around a brand or cause.

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Online service provider

An online service provider can, for example, be an Internet service provider, an email provider, a news provider (press), an entertainment provider (music, movies), a search engine, an e-commerce site, an online banking site, a health site, an official government site, social media, a wiki, or a Usenet newsgroup.

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Open-source model

The open-source model is a decentralized software-development model that encourages open collaboration.

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Openness is an overarching concept or philosophy that is characterized by an emphasis on transparency and free, unrestricted access to knowledge and information, as well as collaborative or cooperative management and decision-making rather than a central authority.

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Participatory culture

Participatory culture is an opposing concept to consumer culture — in other words a culture in which private individuals (the public) do not act as consumers only, but also as contributors or producers (prosumers).

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Personally identifiable information

Personal information, described in United States legal fields as either personally identifiable information (PII), or sensitive personal information (SPI), as used in information security and privacy laws, is information that can be used on its own or with other information to identify, contact, or locate a single person, or to identify an individual in context.

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Peter Thiel

Peter Andreas Thiel (born October 11, 1967) is an American entrepreneur, venture capitalist, philanthropist, political activist, and author.

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A petition is a request to do something, most commonly addressed to a government official or public entity.

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In digital imaging, a pixel, pel, dots, or picture element is a physical point in a raster image, or the smallest addressable element in an all points addressable display device; so it is the smallest controllable element of a picture represented on the screen.

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Pizzagate conspiracy theory

Pizzagate is a debunked conspiracy theory that went viral during the 2016 United States presidential election cycle.

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Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. (PPFA), or Planned Parenthood, is a nonprofit organization that provides reproductive health care in the United States and globally.

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A portmanteau or portmanteau word is a linguistic blend of words,, p. 644 in which parts of multiple words or their phones (sounds) are combined into a new word, as in smog, coined by blending smoke and fog, or motel, from motor and hotel.

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PostgreSQL, often simply Postgres, is an object-relational database management system (ORDBMS) with an emphasis on extensibility and standards compliance.

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Power Line

Power Line is an American political blog, founded in May 2002.

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Poynter Institute

The Poynter Institute for Media Studies is a non-profit school for journalism located in St. Petersburg, Florida.

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Providence River

The city of Providence as seen from the Providence River at its confluence with the Narragansett Bay The Providence River is a tidal river in the U.S. state of Rhode Island.

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Proxy server

In computer networks, a proxy server is a server (a computer system or an application) that acts as an intermediary for requests from clients seeking resources from other servers.

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PTT Bulletin Board System

PTT Bulletin Board System (PTT,, telnet://ptt.cc) is the largest terminal-based bulletin board system (BBS) based in Taiwan.

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Pylons project

Pylons Project is an open source organization that develops a set of web application technologies written in Python.

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Python (programming language)

Python is an interpreted high-level programming language for general-purpose programming.

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RabbitMQ is an open source message broker software (sometimes called message-oriented middleware) that originally implemented the Advanced Message Queuing Protocol (AMQP) and has since been extended with a plug-in architecture to support Streaming Text Oriented Messaging Protocol (STOMP), Message Queuing Telemetry Transport (MQTT), and other protocols.

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Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear

The Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear was a gathering that took place on October 30, 2010, at the National Mall in Washington, D.C. The rally was led by Jon Stewart, host of the satirical news program The Daily Show, and Stephen Colbert, in-character as a conservative political pundit.

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Rating site

A rating site (less commonly, a rate-me site) is a website designed for users to vote on or rate people, content, or other things.

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React (JavaScript library)

In computing, React (also known as React.js or ReactJS) is a JavaScript library for building user interfaces.

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ReadWrite (originally ReadWriteWeb or RWW) is a Web technology blog launched in 2003.

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Reason (magazine)

Reason is an American libertarian monthly magazine published by the Reason Foundation.

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Recode (formerly Re/code) is a technology news website that focuses on the business of Silicon Valley.

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RedditGifts is an online user-to-user gift exchange service that connects Reddit users around the world with one another.

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Restoring Honor rally

The Restoring Honor rally was held August 28, 2010 at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. and was organized by Glenn Beck to "restore honor in America" and to raise funds for the non-profit Special Operations Warrior Foundation.

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Reuters is an international news agency headquartered in London, United Kingdom.

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Rhode Island

Rhode Island, officially the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, is a state in the New England region of the United States.

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Richard B. Spencer

Richard Bertrand Spencer (born May 11, 1978) is an American white supremacist.

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Ron Conway

Ronald Crawford Conway (born March 9, 1951) is an American angel investor and philanthropist, often described as one of Silicon Valley's "super angels".

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RT (TV network)

RT (formerly Russia Today) is a Russian international television network funded by the Russian government.

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Salon (website)

Salon is an American news and opinion website, created by David Talbot in 1995 and currently owned by the Salon Media Group.

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Sam Altman

Samuel H. "Sam" Altman (born April 22, 1985) is an American entrepreneur, investor, programmer, and blogger.

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Scientific American

Scientific American (informally abbreviated SciAm) is an American popular science magazine.

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Secret Santa

Secret Santa is a Western Christmas tradition in which members of a group or community are randomly assigned a person to whom they give a gift.

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Self-governance, self-government, or autonomy, is an abstract concept that applies to several scales of organization.

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Sharing is the joint use of a resource or space.

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

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Snoop Dogg

Calvin Cordozar Broadus Jr. (born October 20, 1971), known professionally as Snoop Dogg, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, television personality and actor.

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Social bookmarking

Social bookmarking is a centralized online service which allows users to add, annotate, edit, and share bookmarks of web documents.

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Social experiment

A social experiment is a research project conducted with human subjects in the real world.

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Social media

Social media are computer-mediated technologies that facilitate the creation and sharing of information, ideas, career interests and other forms of expression via virtual communities and networks.

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Social network aggregation

Social network aggregation is the process of collecting content from multiple social network services, such as Instagram, Tumblr, Flickr, LinkedIn, Twitch, YouTube, etc. into one unified presentation.

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Social networking service

A social networking service (also social networking site, SNS or social media) is a web application that people use to build social networks or social relations with other people who share similar personal or career interests, activities, backgrounds or real-life connections.

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Social news website

A social news website is an Internet website that features user-posted stories.

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Sony Pictures hack

On November 24, 2014, a hacker group which identified itself by the name "Guardians of Peace" (GOP) leaked a release of confidential data from the film studio Sony Pictures.

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Spam in blogs

Spam in blogs (also called simply blog spam, comment spam, or social spam) is a form of spamdexing.

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Stephen Colbert

Stephen Tyrone Colbert (born May 13, 1964) is an American comedian, writer, producer, actor, and television host.

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Steve Huffman

Steve Huffman better known on Reddit as spez (born November 12, 1983) is an American web developer and the co-founder and current CEO of the content sharing website Reddit.

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Stop Online Piracy Act

The Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) was a controversial United States bill introduced by U.S. Representative Lamar S. Smith (R-TX) to expand the ability of U.S. law enforcement to combat online copyright infringement and online trafficking in counterfeit goods.

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StumbleUpon was a discovery and advertisement engine (a form of web search engine) that pushed recommends of web content to its users.

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(or) is the automobile manufacturing division of Japanese transportation conglomerate Subaru Corporation (formerly known as Fuji Heavy Industries), the twenty-second largest automaker by production worldwide in 2012.

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

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Sunil Tripathi

Sunil Tripathi was an American student who went missing on March 16, 2013.

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Taco Bell

Taco Bell is an American chain of fast food restaurants based out of Irvine, California and a subsidiary of Yum! Brands, Inc. The restaurants serve a variety of Tex-Mex foods that include tacos, burritos, quesadillas, nachos, novelty and specialty items, and a variety of "value menu" items.

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TechCrunch is an American online publisher of technology industry news founded in 2005 by Archimedes Ventures whose partners were Michael Arrington and Keith Teare.

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The Atlantic

The Atlantic is an American magazine and multi-platform publisher, founded in 1857 as The Atlantic Monthly in Boston, Massachusetts.

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The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church), often informally known as the Mormon Church, is a nontrinitarian, Christian restorationist church that is considered by its members to be the restoration of the original church founded by Jesus Christ.

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The Daily Caller

The Daily Caller is a conservative American news and opinion website based in Washington, D.C. It was founded by political pundit Tucker Carlson and Neil Patel, former adviser to former Vice President Dick Cheney.

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The Daily Dot

The Daily Dot is a digital media company covering Internet culture and life on the web.

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The Good Wife

The Good Wife is an American legal and political drama television series that aired on CBS from September 22, 2009, to May 8, 2016.

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The New York Times

The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.

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The Newsroom (U.S. TV series)

The Newsroom is an American television political drama series created and principally written by Aaron Sorkin that premiered on HBO on June 24, 2012, and concluded on December 14, 2014, consisting of 25 episodes over three seasons, with 52 to 73 minute long episodes.

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The Raw Story

The Raw Story (also stylized as RawStory) is an American online news organization founded in 2004 by John Byrne.

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The Tor Project, Inc

The Tor Project, Inc. is a Massachusetts-based 501(c)(3) research-education nonprofit organization founded by computer scientists Roger Dingledine, Nick Mathewson and five others.

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The Verge

The Verge is an American technology news and media network operated by Vox Media.

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The Village Voice

The Village Voice is an American news and culture paper, known for being the country's first alternative newsweekly.

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The Washington Post

The Washington Post is a major American daily newspaper founded on December 6, 1877.

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ThinkProgress is an American news website.

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Truthout is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, progressive news and commentary website.

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Ben Eisenkop, better known by his Reddit pseudonym Unidan, is an ecosystem ecologist and doctoral candidate in biology at Binghamton University, who became popular on the social media website Reddit as the "excited biologist" who answered questions and explained concepts related to biology and ecology.

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.

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University of Virginia

The University of Virginia (U.Va. or UVA), frequently referred to simply as Virginia, is a public research university and the flagship for the Commonwealth of Virginia.

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User-generated content

User-generated content (UGC), alternatively known as user-created content (UCC), is any form of content created by users of a system or service and made available publicly on that system.

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VigLink is a San Francisco-based, outbound-traffic monetization service for publishers, forums, and bloggers.

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Voat Inc is a news aggregator and social networking service where registered community members can submit content such as text posts and direct links.

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Voice Media Group

Voice Media Group (VMG) is an American privately held media company headquartered in Denver, Colorado.

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Vox Media

Vox Media is an American digital media company founded on July 14, 2005 as SportsBlogs Inc.

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Web 2.0

Web 2.0 refers to World Wide Web websites that emphasize user-generated content, usability (ease of use, even by non-experts), and interoperability (this means that a website can work well with other products, systems, and devices) for end users.

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Web banner

A web banner or banner ad is a form of advertising on the World Wide Web delivered by an ad server.

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White House

The White House is the official residence and workplace of the President of the United States.

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A wiki is a website on which users collaboratively modify content and structure directly from the web browser.

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Wikimedia Foundation

The Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. (WMF, or simply Wikimedia) is an American non-profit and charitable organization headquartered in San Francisco, California.

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Wired (magazine)

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

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Word play

Word play or wordplay (also: play-on-words) is a literary technique and a form of wit in which words used become the main subject of the work, primarily for the purpose of intended effect or amusement.

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World Vision International

World Vision International is an Evangelical Christian humanitarian aid, development, and advocacy organization.

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Yishan Wong

Yishan Wong was the CEO of Reddit from March 2012 until his resignation in November 2014.

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YouTube is an American video-sharing website headquartered in San Bruno, California.

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2010 Haiti earthquake

The 2010 Haiti earthquake (Séisme de 2010 à Haïti; Tranblemanntè 12 janvye 2010 nan peyi Ayiti) was a catastrophic magnitude 7.0 Mw earthquake, with an epicenter near the town of Léogâne (Ouest), approximately west of Port-au-Prince, Haiti's capital.

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4chan is an English-language imageboard website.

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