"The video was viewed fewer than 200 times during the live broadcast", Facebook said. It was also live-streamed on Facebook.
The massacre unfolded in Christchurch on Friday, and at least 50 people were killed in two separate mosques.
Australia's prime minister has urged the Group of 20 nations to use a meeting in June to discuss a crack down, while New Zealand media reported the nation's biggest banks have pulled their advertising from Facebook and Google. "Social media companies and hosting platforms that enable the sharing of user-generated content with the public have a legal duty of care to protect their users and wider society by preventing the uploading and sharing of content such as this video".
The link to the live-stream was posted on anonymous message board 8chan, and shortly after the 17-minute video ended, a download link for it was also posted on the site.
A semiautomatic gun for destruction hand-in slip. Image RNZ
Facebook said by Monday it had recorded "more than 800 visually distinct videos" and shared them with an industry body, the Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism, to let other companies take them down as well.
According to a report by the New Zealand Herald, in the aftermath of the attack, the government of New Zealand informed online social media platforms that the sharing of any version of the video, even heavily edited & censored versions, is a severe violation of law.
Facebook has revealed more details about the spread of the Christchurch terror attack video, and its seemingly relentless attempts to stop it.
"It is horrendous and while they've given us those assurances, ultimately the responsibility does sit with them". The company said it took it down only after being alerted to it by New Zealand police.
She said a few years ago, most hate speech or terrorist-related content was identified through user reports.
Neal Mohan, YouTube's chief product officer, told The Washington Post that his platform also struggled to moderate the video successfully on its platform.Читайте также: Reliance Communications gains 10% after Rs 550-cr payment to Ericsson
Social media firms' handling of the offensive content has been criticised.
"The events in Christchurch raise the question, if the site owners can target consumers with advertising in microseconds, why can't the same technology be applied to prevent this kind of content being streamed live?", the statement read.
She told reporters: "I haven't spoken to her directly but she has reached out, an acknowledgment of what has occurred here in New Zealand".
Facebook initially missed the livestream of the attack on Friday.
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