36 Days After Christchurch, Terrorist Attack Videos Are Still on Facebook
The videos on Facebook and Instagram show sections of the raw Christchurch attack footage, and variations continue to thwart Facebook's moderators and technology.
Machine Learning Identifies Weapons in the Christchurch Attack Video. We Know, We Tried It
It took 29 minutes for a Facebook user to first report the livestream of the Christchurch terrorist. Now a machine learning system spots weapons in the stream with an over 90 percent confidence rating.
Understanding the Alt-Right's Growing Fascination with 'Eco-Fascism'
In his 74-page so-called manifesto, the Christchurch shooter described himself as an 'eco-fascist.' What is that?
We Talked to Stand-Up Comic Dave Merheje About Arab Representation on TV
The Juno-winning comedian told us about his role on the upcoming Hulu original 'Ramy.'
Jordan Peterson’s Book Pulled from New Zealand Shelves Following Mosque Shootings
An email sent out by a national bookstore in New Zealand said the decision to pull the book came “in light of some extremely disturbing material."
Things I've Learned About Homegrown Terrorism by Tracking the Alt-Right
In 2015 I started reporting from Reclaim Australia rallies. That movement has now reached a tragic culmination in New Zealand.
Internal Google Email Says Moderating Christchurch Manifesto ‘Particularly Challenging’
Google saw an issue with moderating the Christchurch terrorist’s so-called manifesto in part because of its length, telling moderators to mark potential copies or sections as “Terrorist Content” if they were unsure.
New Zealand's Gun Laws Are Already Changing After the Christchurch Attacks
"To make our community safer, the time to act is now."
Documents Show How Facebook Moderates Terrorism on Livestreams
On Friday, at least 49 people were killed in terror attacks in New Zealand. Documents, sources, and interviews with senior Facebook employees show how difficult it is for social media companies to moderate live footage.
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Watch Lorde perform a rendition of the Springsteen classic.
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