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 ...

Mon 18 Mar 19 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 the New Zealand mosque shooting was designed to go viral - CNET

The mass shooting was inextricably tied to Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

Tue 19 Mar 19 from CNET

Facebook, YouTube called to meet lawmakers about New Zealand shooting video - CNET

A House committee is urging tech execs to prioritize the removal of violent terrorist content after the mosque shootings.

Tue 19 Mar 19 from CNET

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.

Mon 18 Mar 19 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

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