New Zealand mass shooting shows tech companies can’t control viral tragedies

NZEALAND-CRIME-SHOOTING

A police officer secures the area in front of the Masjid al Noor mosque after a shooting incident in Christchurch on March 15, 2019.


Tessa Burrows / AFP/Getty Images

For every video of the mass shooting in New Zealand that YouTube and Facebook blocks, another two or three seem to replace it.

On Friday, a gunman in Christchurch, New Zealand, attacked Muslims praying at a mosque and livestreamed the shooting on Facebook. The social network removed the video and deleted his account, but the clip was downloaded and has since spread…

Click Here to Read Full Article…