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Social media firms under scrutiny over New Zealand shooting footage

Firstpost Friday, 15 March 2019
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Social media giants Facebook, Twitter, Google faced scrutiny over extremist content on their platforms on Friday after video footage of mass shootings in New Zealand was live streamed and widely shared online. Footage of the attacks at two mosques, which left 49 dead in New Zealand's worst-ever mass shooting, was broadcast live to Facebook and then reshared by users on other platforms. Following the shootings, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube all said they were taking action to remove the videos
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According to a report by Reuters, on Friday, social media firms are facing scrutiny over extremist content on their platforms after video footage of mass shootings in New Zealand was live streamed and widely shared online. Reuters reports that footage of the attacks at two mosques, which claimed the...

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