Facebook Bans White Nationalism And White Separatism Content After Mosque Shootings

Weeks after a gunman broadcast live footage of his attack on a New Zealand mosque on Facebook, the social media giant says it’s banning all content praising, supporting and representing white nationalism and white separatism.The policy change has been applauded by politicians and civil rights groups. Some, however, have questioned why it took Facebook so…

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French Muslim Group Sues Facebook, YouTube For Streaming New Zealand Shootings

A group that represents French Muslims is suing Facebook and YouTube for streaming video of the March 15 shootings at two mosques in New Zealand that left 50 people dead.The French Council of the Muslim Faith (CFCM) said Monday that the organization launched a formal complaint with prosecutors in Paris against the French offices of…

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Facebook Failed To Properly Secure Up To 600 Million Users’ Passwords

In his weaker moments, Mark Zuckerberg must worry he’s in his own personal hell, reliving the same crisis over and over in a bad, real-life remake of the movie “Groundhog Day.”Don’t look now, but Facebook is implicated in yet another large-scale data privacy snafu.That’s according to an unnamed senior source at the social media platform,…

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Facebook Removes 1.5 Million Videos Of New Zealand Shooting

In the aftermath of New Zealand’s deadly mosque shootings, Facebook removed more than 1.5 million videos worldwide of the massacre that live-streamed on its platform.In an update released Saturday, company spokesperson Mia Garlick said 1.2 million of those clips were blocked before they could be posted.That means 300,000 made it online.Reached for comment by HuffPost,…

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