How social media’s business model helped the New Zealand massacre go viral

A horrific video of the New Zealand mosque massacre was blocked by Facebook during its livestream but circulated on other social media, highlighting the challenges faced by internet platforms in curbing the spread of violent content.

How social media’s business model helped the New Zealand massacre go viral

The failure of social media companies to block videos of Friday's massacre in New Zealand highlights the difficulties of policing platforms whose very business model creates the systems that ...

7 hours ago from The Washington Post

New Zealand massacre provides test for live video platforms

A horrific video of the New Zealand mosque massacre was blocked by Facebook during its livestream but circulated on other social media, highlighting the challenges faced by internet platforms ...

Fri 15 Mar 19 from Phys.org

Facebook, YouTube and Twitter amplified video of Christchurch mosque shooting

The spread of graphic images from the mass shooting in New Zealand raises questions about social media safeguards during breaking news events.

Fri 15 Mar 19 from The Washington Post

PewDiePie 'absolutely sickened' after New Zealand gunman tells people to subscribe to his YouTube channel in video of mosque terror attack

'Remember lads, subscribe to PewDiePie,' shooter said in a livestream video on Facebook

Fri 15 Mar 19 from The Independent

New Zealand attack video spreads across Twitter, YouTube and Reddit despite pleas from police not to share it

Authorities say 'extremely distressing footage' that appears to be livestream of terror attack must be removed

Fri 15 Mar 19 from The Independent

How Facebook, Twitter rely on you to stop spread of mosque shooting video - CNET

Social media users make it their personal mission to get videos of the New Zealand terrorist attack deleted.

18 hours ago from CNET

Why AI is still terrible at spotting violence online

Artificial intelligence can identify people in pictures, find the next TV series you should binge watch on Netflix, and even drive a car.

Sat 16 Mar 19 from CNN

How 'hashing' could stop violent videos from spreading

Nearly 18 hours after a terror attack that killed 49 people at a mosque in New Zealand on Friday, footage from the shooting remained live on YouTube and Facebook.

Fri 15 Mar 19 from CNN

Social media sites struggle to contain video of New Zealand shooting

Video of the massacre spread rapidly on social media.

Fri 15 Mar 19 from Arstechnica

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