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  1. Trending Social Media Game Blamed in Irish Man’s Death

    Irish drinking culture is infamous, but a new social media game may be too much. “NekNominate” involves young people posting videos of themselves downing alcohol and then nominating someone to out-drink them. The craze went viral in Ireland and reportedly led to the death of a young man, prompting condemnation from government ministers and a public backlash debating the corrosive effect of social media. But the Internet has come to its own rescue as conscious netizens have posted spoof videos to discourage the practice by mocking it. 

    Source: BBC

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