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Weird Wide Web: A bloody game, a coding Taoiseach and the #1 porn video of all time

All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.

WELCOME TO THE Weird Wide Web – where we take a look at the week’s best offerings in tech and social media news.

Google reprimand of the week

The European Parliament voted this week to break up Google. Now, they don’t actually have the power to do that, but it certainly sends a strong message – on the same week the EU’s privacy regulators pushed for the ‘Right to be Forgotten’ rule to be applied globally.

Source: Google image via Shutterstock

 Horrifying game controller of the week

A new piece of gaming hardware works so when you lose blood in a game, you lose it in real life and it is then donated…

Source: Brand & Grotesque/YouTube

Lesson for the Taoiseach of the week

EU Digital Girl of the year, Lauren Boyle from Dublin, taught the Taoiseach a thing or two

Sex tape trend of the week

Kim Kardashian’s sex tape has now become the number one porn video of all time, having been given a boost by her recent butt naked photoshoot, Gizmodo reported.

Source: PornHub

Selfie stick danger of the week

If you’re planning a trip to South Korea, leave your selfie stick behind. AFP reported anyone found selling one could face a $27,000 fine or three years in prison. Best to avoid the confusion and use a good old fashioned human arm to take your selfie.

A special shout out to this guy, who made good use of his selfie stick during Black Friday:


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