Jim Carrey has withdrawn support for Kick Ass 2, a film he plays a significant starring role in, for being "too violent" following the Sandy Hook massacre.
In the wake of the school shooting in Newtown, a town in Connecticut is hosting a "Violent Video Games Return Program" to collect and destroy these titles. Despite the name, this extends to all types of violent media, and the local Chamber of Commerce will give a $25 gift certificate in return for any submissions.
Got your eye on a Lancer or Hammerburst for your Avatar, to give your persona that extra grunt? Well, according to community manager Raczilla on the Epic Games forums, you've got a week to go grab it, as Microsoft are removing and banning the sale of all gun-like items in the Avatar marketplace.
Ever thought that your Facebook new feed is looking a lot more...voyeuristic lately? What about the occasional inclusion of a death scene photo, or of extreme violence? The social network is investigating these images that spammers have planted.
Jordan Blackshaw and Perry Sutcliffe-Keenan had their appeals to the court rejected, as they were sentenced to 4 years at her Majesty's pleasure, for the incitement of rioting via Facebook. Lawyers claimed for this to be "Manifestly excessive," whereas the Lord Judge saw it differently