PBS NewsHour

How social media reacted to video of New Zealand shootings

Clip: 03/18/2019 | 6m 38s | Video has closed captioning.

Amid the many questions swirling around the New Zealand mosque shootings is whether Facebook and other digital platforms acted swiftly enough to stop video footage of the attacks from circulating. These social media giants are already facing scrutiny for enabling users to perpetuate false stories and hate speech. Judy Woodruff talks to The Washington Post’s Elizabeth Dwoskin for more.

Aired: 03/18/19

Rating: NR

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