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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.
Joseph Cox
4.17.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This College Student Stopped a Man's Deportation on Facebook Live

The 21-year-old refused to take her seat on a Turkey-bound flight until the asylum seeker was escorted off of the plane.
Lauren Messman
7.25.18
Facebook Live

Murder suspect surrenders after killing North Carolina man on Facebook Live

He allegedly shot and killed Prentis Robinson, 55, just a block away from the police department.
Zoha Qamar
2.27.18
sexual assault

What 8 women have said Al Franken did to them

Eight women have accused Sen. Al Franken, a Democrat from Minnesota, of groping and forcible kissing, pointing to a pattern of sexual misconduct.
Tess Owen
12.7.17
Noisey News

Green Day Are Performing a Hurricane Harvey Benefit On Facebook Live Today

Tune in (and rock out!!) from 4pm EST.
Lauren O'Neill
9.5.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Drunk Guy Livestreamed His Police Chase on a Florida Beach

Ryan Stiles broadcast the chase from his jeep as he took swigs from a bottle of whisky and plowed through beach chairs, swearing at the cops trailing him.
Drew Schwartz
7.21.17
Police Shooting

Dash cam footage shows cop shooting Philando Castile during traffic stop

Tess Owen
6.20.17
thump news

This Video of People Dancing in the Street to Vengaboys is Full of Hope

Maybe Eurodance will save us all.
Alexander Iadarola
6.6.17
Videos of Note

Facebook Live Is the Only Honorable Place to Turn an iPhone Into a Fidget Spinner

Video editing is for gloryboys.
Jason Koebler
5.24.17
Facebook

Leaked manuals show how Facebook decides if you see nudity or death

Leaked manuals show exactly how Facebook's 4,500 content moderators are trained to manually filter out extreme racism, misogyny, violence, pornography and other content deemed too disturbing for wider human consumption.
VICE News
5.23.17
Facebook

Facebook is blocking Thai users from seeing video of their king in a crop top

David Gilbert
5.8.17
Worst Jobs

There's No Safe Way to Keep Child Porn and Murder Off Facebook

Facebook is hiring 3,000 more people to do what experts say is one of the most psychologically traumatizing jobs in tech.
Jason Koebler
5.4.17
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