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Facebook rejects calls to ban 'neknomination' drinking game

Facebook has rejected calls from the Irish government to ban pages and videos linked to the "neknomination" drinking game after the death of two young men were linked to the online craze.

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McGuinness: 'Don't risk lives with neknominations craze'

Northern Ireland's deputy first minister Martin McGuinness has appealed to young people not to risk their lives by participating in the " ridiculous and dangerous" neknomination drinking craze.

The deaths of two young men have been linked to the online stunt which sees people being challenged to post a video online of them downing large quantities of alcohol before nominating friends to do the same.

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