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Tweet with flashing images sent to epileptic writer - BBC News
 

Tweet with flashing images sent to epileptic writer - BBC News

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Vanity Fair writer Kurt Eichenwald suffered a seizure after receiving a flashing image tweet
 
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20 Dec 2016 - General
 
It is true that flashing lights trigger epilepsy, but this is quite rare for the reasons that the interviewee mentioned. I agree with his opinion that the tweet must have been well-planned to induce a seizure and most likely, this will only come from...
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In a first of its kind, a journalist has been targeted with a tweet that elicited his epileptic activity. Somebody seems to be aware that the reporter had epilepsy tweeted a strobe with the message, "you deserve a seizure." Shortly after, t...
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