Shock site

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A shock site is a website that is intended to be offensive or disturbing to its viewers, though it can also contain elements of humor or evoke (in some viewers) sexual arousal.wikipedia
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Rotten.com

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Steven Jones distinguishes these sites from those that collect galleries where users search for shocking content, such as Rotten.com.
Rotten.com was a shock site with the tagline "An archive of disturbing illustration," active from 1996 to 2012.

Goatse.cx

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Goatse.cx featured a page devoted to fan-submitted artwork and tributes to the site's, and a parody of the image was unwittingly shown by a BBC newscast as an alternative for for the 2012 Summer Olympics.
goatse.cx (, ; "goat sex"), often referred to simply as "Goatse", was originally an Internet shock site.

2 Girls 1 Cup

A 2007 shock video known as 2 Girls 1 Cup also quickly became an Internet phenomenon, with videos of reactions, homages, and parodies widely posted on video sharing sites such as YouTube.
The video went viral and became one of the best known shock videos in itself and for the reactions its graphic content elicited from viewers who had not seen it before.

Ogrish.com

Ogrish.com (established in 2000) hosted "mutilated corpses, car accidents, burn victims, genetic malformations and other grotesqueries". In 2006, Ogrish.com was rebranded as Liveleak.com.
Ogrish.com was a shock site that presented uncensored news coverage and multimedia material based for the most part on war, accidents and executions.

Bestgore.com

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BestGore, established in 2008 by Mark Marek, was notorious for its extremely graphic content, such as photos and videos of murders, suicides and violent accidents with an estimated 15–20 million monthly visits during its operation.
Bestgore.com is a Canadian shock site owned by Mark Marek, which provides highly violent real-life news, photos and videos, with authored opinion and user comments.

LiveLeak

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In 2006, Ogrish.com was rebranded as Liveleak.com.
The site was founded on 31 October 2006, in part by the team behind the Ogrish.com shock site, which closed on the same day.

Website

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A shock site is a website that is intended to be offensive or disturbing to its viewers, though it can also contain elements of humor or evoke (in some viewers) sexual arousal.

Shock value

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They contain material of high shock value, generally of a pornographic, scatological, racist, sexist, graphically violent, insulting, vulgar, profane, or otherwise provocative nature.

YouTube

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A 2007 shock video known as 2 Girls 1 Cup also quickly became an Internet phenomenon, with videos of reactions, homages, and parodies widely posted on video sharing sites such as YouTube.
Generally prohibited material includes sexually explicit content, videos of animal abuse, shock videos, content uploaded without the copyright holder's consent, hate speech, spam, and predatory behavior.

Dnepropetrovsk maniacs

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In 2008, the Dnespropetrovsk Maniacs posted the graphic murder video "3 Guys 1 Hammer".
The video showing the murder of Sergei Yatzenko was leaked to a shock site based in the United States and dated 4 December 2008.

If You Wanna Be Happy

The song "If You Wanna Be Happy" by Jimmy Soul formerly played in the background.
The famous shock site Lemonparty uses this song as its background music.

Elsagate

a controversy surrounding disturbing and/or violent videos depicting characters from children's media franchisesinvolving suggestive imagery and violence while using popular children's figuressupposedly child-friendly videos containing disturbing content on YouTube

Scatology

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They contain material of high shock value, generally of a pornographic, scatological, racist, sexist, graphically violent, insulting, vulgar, profane, or otherwise provocative nature.

Racism

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They contain material of high shock value, generally of a pornographic, scatological, racist, sexist, graphically violent, insulting, vulgar, profane, or otherwise provocative nature.

Sexism

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They contain material of high shock value, generally of a pornographic, scatological, racist, sexist, graphically violent, insulting, vulgar, profane, or otherwise provocative nature.

Graphic violence

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They contain material of high shock value, generally of a pornographic, scatological, racist, sexist, graphically violent, insulting, vulgar, profane, or otherwise provocative nature.

Profanity

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They contain material of high shock value, generally of a pornographic, scatological, racist, sexist, graphically violent, insulting, vulgar, profane, or otherwise provocative nature.

Animation

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Some shock sites display a single picture, animation, video clip or small gallery, and are circulated via email or disguised in posts to discussion sites as a prank.

Email

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Some shock sites display a single picture, animation, video clip or small gallery, and are circulated via email or disguised in posts to discussion sites as a prank.

Internet forum

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Some shock sites display a single picture, animation, video clip or small gallery, and are circulated via email or disguised in posts to discussion sites as a prank.

Subculture

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Some shock sites have also gained their own subcultures and have become internet memes on their own.

Internet meme

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Some shock sites have also gained their own subcultures and have become internet memes on their own.

BBC

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Goatse.cx featured a page devoted to fan-submitted artwork and tributes to the site's, and a parody of the image was unwittingly shown by a BBC newscast as an alternative for for the 2012 Summer Olympics.

2012 Summer Olympics

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Goatse.cx featured a page devoted to fan-submitted artwork and tributes to the site's, and a parody of the image was unwittingly shown by a BBC newscast as an alternative for for the 2012 Summer Olympics.