Love them or hate them, these 10 sites stir up a lot of debate amongst fans and foes
Did you ever hear of IsAnyoneUp.com? Well, perhaps count yourself lucky if you hadn’t, for the site, which allowed spurned users to upload nude pictures of ex-boyfriends and ex-girlfriends with links to their Facebook profiles, has since been shuttered. At its height, the so-called “revenge porn” forum was reportedly viewed by a quarter million people each day.
Though IsAnyoneUp.com was taken down, the founder of the site, the much-reviled Hunter Moore, is back again, announcing a new venture that will provide much of the divisive services his original site did. Whatever Moore’s latest forum will be, will it land a spot among the web’s most controversial sites? From adultery forums to hyper-violent gore platforms, here are some websites that cause great stirs all on their own.
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Date 14-07-25 4:45
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Date 14-07-24 2:39
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Date 14-07-17 3:15
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Date 14-07-16 3:34
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