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Something is wrong on the internet. James Bridle takes a fascinating and deeply troubling dive into the world of Kids’ YouTube videos, which appear to be increasingly algorithmically generated and are evolving in a very dark direction. # 7th November 2017, 12:40 pm

In the official timeline, Peppa is appropriately reassured by a kindly dentist. In the version above, she is basically tortured, before turning into a series of Iron Man robots and performing the Learn Colours dance. A search for “peppa pig dentist” returns the above video on the front page, and it only gets worse from here.

James Bridle # 7th November 2017, 12:34 pm