Facebook, facing huge criticism over live streaming, says it removed 1.5 million videos of the New Zealand shooting in 24 hours
Sunday, 17 March 2019 () Relatives and family members of Naeem Rashid who was killed along with his son Talha Naeem in the Christchurch mosque attack in New Zealand, pray during a condolence gathering at the family's home in Abbottabad, Pakistan March 17, 2019.REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro Facebook is under pressure after the murder of 50 people in two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand was livestreamed on its platform.It has been widely reported that 28-year-old Brenton Tarrant, who has been charged with murder over the massacre, livestreamed the footage.The video and Tarrant's account was deleted, but the...
Reuters reports Facebook Inc said it removed 1.5 million videos globally of the New Zealand mosque attack in the first 24 hours after the attack. Facebook said in a tweet late Saturday"In the first 24 hours we removed 1.5 million videos of the attack globally, of which over 1.2 million were blocked...
Business Insider reports Big tech is coming under renewed political pressure following the mass shootings at two New Zealand mosques on Friday. The attack was livestreamed on Facebook before spreading..
A father and son who fled the civil war in Syria for "the safest country in the world" but were killed in the New Zealand mosque attack were buried on Wednesday. Theirs were the first two funerals for..
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Piers Morgan leads the tributes to victims of the New Zealand mass shooting [Getty] Stephen Fry and Piers Morgan have lead tributes to the 49 victims of the... OK! Also reported by •Daily Record •Reuters