İnci Sözlük

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Inci Sözlük
inci sozluk wallpaper logo.
Available inTurkish
OwnerSerkan İnci, İsmail Alpen
URLhttp://inci.sozlukspot.com
CommercialYes
RegistrationRequired to post
Current statusActive
Serkan İnci, founder of the website

İnci Sözlük is a Turkish online social community website. The website is often compared to 4chan and regarded as the Turkish version of it.[1][2]

On the official webpage of the community there are stars for famous pranks they organized. It is the first to announce an anomaly in Twitter's code on May 10, 2010.[3] Unscrupulous users were able to exploit this bug to add unconfirmed users to members' "following" list. The community also abused the translation function of facebook by mass-voting for dirty and suggestive translations. The community is also widely Blamed for the hoax regarding Atilla Taş, a Turkish pop singer who they started labelling as Greek (in order to put the blame on Greeks) after the release of his Gangnam Style parody "Yam Yam Style", which was widely criticised in Turkey.[4][5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Turkish pranksters load Facebook Translate with swears". www.theregister.com.
  2. ^ "Simply Security News, Views and Opinions from Trend Micro, Inc". blog.trendmicro.com.
  3. ^ "CNet – Twitter confirms awkward 'auto-follow' bug".
  4. ^ "İnci sözlük Atilla Taş'ı Yunanistan'a öteledi". Ensonhaber.
  5. ^ "Social media campaign tries to brand Turkish song as Greek". Hürriyet Daily News.