BBC NEWSBEAT

edinburghmeme

We tracked down the two teens in this viral photo and asked them what was really going on.

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Meeting the people who secretly love looking up spoilers. Why do they do it? And does it actually spoil the story or make it better?

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They have the perfect angular cheekbones and ooze glamour most could never manage. But Shudu, Margot and Zhi don't exist. What do Insta-friendly CGI models mean for real-life models?


SHORTLIST

achillescat

Why are we so obsessed with oracle animals who predict sports results? And what’s really going on behind the scenes?

trashtalk

UFC 229 was always going to be huge - but following a post-fight brawl between the Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov camps it’s become notorious in ways which could harm MMA and change the way we view ‘trash-talk’


THE GUARDIAN

lonelygirl15

Bree was a funny, friendly 16-year-old video blogger with a strange family. But all was not what it seemed. Ten years on, we revisit YouTube’s first viral sensation.

KSIloganpaul

To understand why millions of people watched two YouTubers duke it out in the Manchester Arena, you have to remember one thing: it had very little to do with boxing.

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After the bombing, several posts of fake victims went viral. We look at the disturbing trend that keeps fooling social media


MEDIUM  

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Martial arts pulled me from the emotional fallout of grief and powerlessness

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Ignorance and sexism is causing PayPal and YouTube moderators to unfairly target the accounts of ASMR creators