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From TheJournal.ie Column: Online mobs, crazes and trolls... welcome to the online disinhibition effect Virtual Reality

Column: Online mobs, crazes and trolls... welcome to the online disinhibition effect

Many people are ill-equipped to deal with what accompanies an online presence – like anonymity or the effect of the online mob. So blaming social media for crazes detracts from the root cause of the issue, writes Darragh Coakely.

From TheJournal.ie ‘Will it take my brother’s death for people to realise how stupid neknomination is?’ Binge Drinking

‘Will it take my brother’s death for people to realise how stupid neknomination is?’

There has been widespread condemnation of the drinking game that is popular on social media.

From TheJournal.ie Turning a negative to a positive: Alternatives to neknominate gather pace Backlash

Turning a negative to a positive: Alternatives to neknominate gather pace

The hashtag #RAKnomination was trending on Twitter in Ireland this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie Young people warned away from 'very dangerous' Neknominations Dangerous Drinking

Young people warned away from 'very dangerous' Neknominations

A group has warned that people are drinking large quantities of alcohol as part of the drinking game.

Drinking game Neknominate slammed after 6-year-old appears in video

An Instagram video appears to show the child drinking a bottle of beer.