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Tales from the OtherNets

Why is the Stoned Fox so funny in Russia? Is U Pom Gana really the Lolspeak of Bangladesh? And what is the cultural significance of the Chinese Human Flesh Search Engine? Tales From The OtherNets talks to experts and users about local stories and histories from net-cultures around the world. This show is a journey from the fringe image-boards of .AR to the social-media giants of .CN and everywhere in between.

Accidental fame online can mean anything from doxing and cyber bullying to becoming a meme or having a video of yourself go viral. In this episode we have a few stories of this from Indonesia and South Korea and finally talk to Vincent Capone -- who runs a blog on human flesh search -- talks about the phenomenon in China.