Alva Review-Courier -

Cleveland shooting the latest crime video on Facebook


April 16, 2017

A Facebook video of an Ohio man shooting a 74-year-old retiree in Cleveland was up for three hours Sunday after it was posted, raising questions about the social-media network's process for taking down objectionable content posted by its users.

The shooter's profile page was also removed. Facebook will deactivate accounts if it determines they pose safety threats.


The company said it does not allow such "horrific crime" on Facebook.

It has algorithms that attempt to automatically filter out some stuff, like pornography. But the decision of whether to take down violent acts o...

For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.


Reader Comments


Our Family of Publications Includes:

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2020