Facebook confronts the grisly reality of live video with the shooting of Philando Castile

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Facebook is facing new questions about its policies for live video after footage showing the aftermath of a police shooting in Minnesota was briefly removed.

 

The video was recorded in the minutes immediately following the shooting of Philando Castile, who was killed by police during a traffic stop. Originally posted to the Facebook page of Castile’s girlfriend Diamond Reynolds (who uses the name Lavish Reynolds on Facebook), the video shows Castile’s blood-stained body in the moments after the shooting. 

 

The video was later removed from Facebook for about an hour before it resurfaced with a message warning people that the video contains graphic content. Read more…

 

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