Media Law Prof Blog

Editor: Christine A. Corcos
Louisiana State Univ.

Monday, July 28, 2008

No More Stabbing in "Superpoke"

The Guardian reports that stabbing is no longer an option in the "Superpoke" application within Facebook. Users and anti-violence advocates had complained about the new option, and an uncle of "Harry Potter" actor Rob Knox, who died of a knife wound earlier this year, had told the Guardian that the application was now "inciting" such violence. Read more here.

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