Video still exists on the dark web of a person claiming to be the shooter and a link to the Facebook page that live-streamed the fatal attacks.
Even as users worldwide battled to connect to their Facebook and Instagram accounts overnight, the New York Times broke the news that “federal prosecutors are conducting a criminal investigation into data deals Facebook struck with some of the world’s largest technology companies.”
Facebook has leveraged its position as a global surveillance and intelligence database to repurpose its own platform to track problematic users in realtime.
Tech giants Facebook, Twitter and Google are taking steps to police terrorists and hate groups on their sites but more work needs to be done.
An employee at Deloitte, one of the Big Four accounting firms, fell victim to a fake Facebook account in late 2016.
To combat the spread of terror-related content online, Facebook announced Thursday that it will bolster its automated and human-powered efforts to flag and take down extremists posts.
In the wake of two fatal shootings that streamed live to millions on Facebook, should the social media giant modify it's new Facebook Live platform?