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The Prime Minister of New Zealand asked Facebook to answer: Why the gunmen can broadcast kills

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New Zealand Prime Minister Aden

Tencent Technology News, the shooting incidents in two religious sites in New Zealand shocked the world, causing a total of 50 deaths. The gunman used the Facebook page to broadcast live killings to the world. According to the latest news from foreign media, the Prime Minister of New Zealand said on Sunday that he would ask Facebook executives to answer this question: how can gunmen use this social platform for live broadcasts.

According to foreign media reports, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Sunday: “This is a problem far beyond New Zealand, but this does not mean that we cannot play an active role in solving problems. . This is a question I want to discuss directly with Facebook. ”

Aden said that Facebook’s chief operating officer Sandberg has contacted her representative to confirm the social network related issues after the shooting incident on Friday, but Aden and Sandberg have not yet Conduct substantive talks on this issue.

The gunmen broadcasted the killing process through the Facebook platform. In addition, after the incident, a large number of shooting incidents appeared on the social media, which caused a high degree of public concern. Social media is thought to once again promote the spread of extremist and hate content.

Through Twitter's official account, Facebook said that within 24 hours of the incident, the company deleted a total of 1.5 million videos related to the shooting incident, of which 1.2 million were deleted during the upload process.

Mia Garlick, head of Facebook New Zealand, said: “For the respect of the people affected by this tragedy and the concerns of local authorities, we will also remove all video editing versions that do not display the original live footage. . ”

According to foreign media reports, at noon on Friday, a white supremacist was suspected of shooting 49 people in two religious sites (to increase the number of deaths on Sunday). He posted a declaration against foreign immigrants online. The live video of the slaughter was broadcast live on Facebook using a helmet camera.

On Saturday morning, the gunman Brenton · Brenton Harrison Tarant appeared in court under strict security measures. When the judge read out one of his murder charges, he did not show any mood.

Two other armed suspects were detained and the police tried to determine their role (if any) in the cold-blooded attack that shocked New Zealand. New Zealand is such a peaceful country that the police rarely carry guns.

This is the most deadly shooting in New Zealand's modern history.

New Zealand Prime Minister Aden said: "Obviously, this incident can only be described as a terrorist attack. & rdquo; He pointed out that many victims may be immigrants or refugees.

She said it was “one of the darkest days in New Zealand”.

The police said that Tarant had at least one shooting incident. He posted a chaotic 74-page declaration on social media stating that he is a 28-year-old Australian white supremacist who is trying to avenge an attack in Europe.

The gunman also vividly described his 17-minute atrocities in a religious site in Al Noor, where he held at least two submachine guns and a shotgun, firing bullets at the worshipper again and again, killing at least 41 people. . Soon after, another religious site in the city was attacked and several people were killed.

In the past year or two, social networks, including Facebook and YouTube, in addition to infringing on personal privacy, have been condemned by another “crime”, that is, the lack of supervision on the content published by Internet users, resulting in a large number of The spread of extremism and hate speech has intensified the tearing of society.

Under pressure from the outside world, Facebook has announced that it will recruit 3,000 people to review the content of the platform.

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