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In the first week of June, Bengaluru-based make-up artist Dipthi Aashok opened a video link on Facebook, “What my sex", that a friend had posted on her timeline. Before she knew it, the video had been posted on her friends’ timelines. “I was shocked," says the 37-year-old, “the video didn’t even open and I was getting angry messages from my friends on what kind of stuff I’d posted on their timeline."