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‘Amy Hamilton’ Right Wing Racist Viral Hoax

This in the Independent today… Missing ‘Amy Hamilton’ poster circulating on social media revealed as racist right-wing propaganda hoax A poster appealing for help finding “missing” six-year-old girl Amy Hamilton has been shared thousands of times on social media – … Continue reading

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Confirmed Viral Events for 2012/13

There are a number of confirmed events related to Virality that might be of interest to readers of this blog. Following the academic launch of Virality at Goldsmiths College in October and the launch party with Mute Magazine in Limehouse … Continue reading

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Viral Facebook party turns into a riot…

Following on from recent posts on the English Riots and the response to anti-Islam video across the Middle East here’s another example of the intriguing overlap between network culture and crowd contagion. As reported in The Independent… See also BBC … Continue reading

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