Facebook is bringing live streaming control


Facebook has come under severe criticism for the horrific attacks in Christchurch mosque in New Zealand and the direct broadcast on Facebook. Many people claim to control or stop live streaming or live broadcast of Facebook. Facebook authorities take this issue seriously. They are being strict in live streaming and have issued several rules.

Those who violate rules while streaming live on Facebook and are accused of this, they will have many limitations in their live streaming. Besides, who will be able to live streaming, Facebook will also control that.

On Friday, Facebook’s Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg said in a blog post that restrictions on who will be able to live stream based on community standards or community policies are being decided.

According to the Facebook policy, terrorist activities are not supported on their platform. But they are struggling to stop hate speech in the Facebook platform. Earlier, using Facebook’s Live Streams feature has been done to spread suicide, murder and violence.

But the most ugly aspect of Facebook Live Streaming came to the fore during the attack on the Christchurch Mosque on March 15. A white gunfire shot directly to the killing of 50 people. Facebook was widely spread before the video was removed.
Sheryl Sandberg said that they are trying to make technological progress, so that the edited videos can be easily captured. Besides, they are working on technology to spread violent incidents and to stop sharing. Depending on the user’s flagging, to prevent violent content reaching 232 million users of Facebook. Now the flags show review process has been improved. This will get a quick response.

Updated: April 2, 2019 — 2:26 pm

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