Facebook says it will tighten livestreaming rules in wake of Christchurch massacre

Facebook says it will tighten livestreaming rules in wake of Christchurch massacre

Facebook Inc said on Tuesday it was tightening rules around its livestreaming feature ahead of a meeting of world leaders aimed at curbing online viol

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Facebook Inc said on Tuesday it was tightening rules around its livestreaming feature ahead of a meeting of world leaders aimed at curbing online violence in the aftermath of the Christchurch massacre.A lone gunman killed 51 people at two mosques in Christchurch on March 15 while livestreaming the attacks on Facebook. It was New Zealand’s worst peacetime shooting and spurred calls for tech companies to do more to combat extremism on their services.READ MORE: No one reported New Zealand mosque shooting video while it was live, Facebook saysFacebook said in a statement it was introducing a “one-strike” policy for use of Facebook Live, temporarily restricting access for people who have faced disciplinary action for breaking the company’s most serious rules anywhere on its site.WATCH: Facebook says it’s considering restricting live video after New Zealand shooter streamed attack live

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