Snuff: Murder and torture on the internet, and the people who watch it


Source: Lessley Anderson
Affiliation: The Verge

This article discusses shocking and gruesome content online and the people who view it. The viewers of gruesome content online argue that it’s part of human nature to be fascinated by shock content, that watching shock content exposes us to the real world, and that consume shock content does not translate to a desire to perform shocking actions oneself.

Keywords: Computer Science , Shock Content , Tech Ethics