In sociology and psychology, mass hysteria (also known as co... -
mass hysteria

In sociology and psychology, mass hysteria (also known as co...

wikipedia - 13 Sep 2016
In sociology and psychology, mass hysteria (also known as collective hysteria, group hysteria, or collective obsessional behavior) is a phenomenon that transmits collective illusions of threats, whether real or imaginary, through a population in society as a result of rumors and fear (memory acknowledgment).
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Social media and mass hysteria

The Echo of India - 14 Jun 2018
In the last few days several cases of innocent people being beaten to death on the mere suspicion of their being child lifters have been reported – from Uttar Pradesh to Karnataka to Assam. This expression of mob fury leading to lynching is a recent ...
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Regular classes disrupted following mass hysteria at Himali school

Kathmandu Tribune - 29 May 2018
WALING — Regular classes at Himali Secondary School based at Ratne Dovan area of Waling – 4 were disrupted following a mass hysteria witnessed among the students. At least 21 girl students from Grade 6 to 10 suffered from mass hysteria on Monday ...
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'Doomsday Clock' #7 Cover Features Rorschach Beating the Joker - 18 Jun 2018
Taking place in the near future, the world is not unlike that of the Watchmen universe with mass hysteria dominating the public as people fear a nuclear arms race. In the DC Universe, the public have now grown mistrustful of metahumans as The Superman ...
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US Diplomats Evacuated in China as Medical Mystery Grows

New York Times - 06 Jun 2018
GUANGZHOU, China — A crisis over a mysterious ailment sickening American diplomats and their families — which began in Cuba and recently appeared in China — has widened as the State Department evacuated at least two more Americans from China ...
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The World Cup in Kaliningrad: Potemkin Village or real change?

European Council on Foreign Relations - 15 Jun 2018
The next stage of the mass hysteria began with local governor Anton Alikhanov stating that “there is no Kaliningrad identity” and this concept is “being promoted from outside”. Ultra-conservative portals NewsBalt and REGNUM went further, directly ...
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Anonymous letters send Lugazi residents into panic

The Observer - 11 Jun 2018
The Observer should investigate who owns which security agencies and see how these owners are related to Mr. Museveni and other members of the ruling class. To Mr. Museveni, his family members and their friends crime and the hysteria it creates is good ...
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LA Times among US-based news sites blocking EU users due to GDPR

The Guardian - 25 May 2018
“Withdrawing operations from Europe or blocking European users is not a serious threat in the long run,” he said. “We're speaking about 500 million of potential users. The mass hysteria and outright disinformation regarding GDPR is unfounded and ...
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Social media fuels vigilantism and mob attacks in India

Deutsche Welle - 14 Jun 2018
"What we are witnessing is mass hysteria. Social media videos and messages are encouraging mobs to target innocent people," Prakash Singh, a former police official, told DW. "Social media is fueling panic and anarchy in the country. The need right now ...
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Opposites attract in Arcade Fire's “Chemistry” video: Watch

Consequence of Sound (blog) - 11 Jun 2018
Peter Venkman put it best when he said dogs and cats living together was the epitome of mass hysteria. But in a world full of sharks, maybe puppies and kittens finding love together is the kind of madness we really need. At least, that's what's posited ...

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