MPs’ alarm over potentially deadly social media videos designed to trigger epileptic fits – Wales Online

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MPs have raised the alarm over potentially deadly social media videos that are designed to trigger epileptic fits.

The Government is now being pushed by an MP to confront social media giants about the videos.

Clare Pelham, chief executive of the Epilepsy Society, recently warned that epilepsy sufferers are “regularly” targeted on social media with flashing images, describing them as “deliberate, hate-filled crimes”.

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