Snuff videos

With the addition of Liveleak and recent user submissions, we need to consider defining this. What is a snuff video. not all videos which show death are snuff.
A snuff film, or snuff movie, is a pop culture term for any number of possible definitions regarding a motion picture purporting to depict an actual death.
The most current example was in my opinion, snuff. It was entitled "deadly weightlifting accident".

I propose a definition which would identify snuff films as videos which submitted solely for their depiction of death and which are intended to titillate.
Titillate - To excite (another) pleasurably, superficially or erotically.
One means to identify videos of this type would be to look for descriptions of death in the title, keywords, or description here or at the original video hosting site.

A video report about the Iraq war could currently be taken as snuff because it is likely to contain scenes depicting human casulties. Under this proposed definition would no longer be affected. One recent example of this was "Trophy video" exposes private contractors shooting Iraqi Civilians



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