New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern Returns 11-Year-Old's "Bribe Money"

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before a House Energy and Commerce hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. Facebook gives the impression that it's stopping the vast majority of extremist posts before users ever see

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before a House Energy and Commerce hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. Facebook gives the impression that it's stopping the vast majority of extremist posts before users ever see

Facebook will tighten its rules for live streaming video content on the social media platform in light of vision from the Christchurch terror attack, which was shared online millions of times.

The initiative, known as the "Christchurch call", was pushed by Ardern after a self-described white supremacist gunned down 51 people in a massacre at two mosques in the New Zealand city in March, the country's worst atrocity of recent times.

The leaders of France and New Zealand will make a joint push to eliminate acts of violent extremism from being shown online, in a meeting with tech leaders in Paris on Wednesday. "For instance, someone who shares a link to a statement from a terrorist group with no context will now be immediately blocked from using Live for a set period of time".

New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern has expressed her bafflement at the United State's inability to change their gun laws after so many mass shootings.

A "one-strike" policy at Facebook Live will be applied to a broader range of offenses, with those who violate serious policies suspended from using the feature after a single offense.

He added that a user banned from Live will "over the coming weeks" also be restricted from other services on the platform, such as creating ads. The collaboration will look into new techniques to detect manipulated media.

The statement comes ahead of UK Prime Minister Theresa May, who is expected to speak at the summit in Paris and call for governments and technology companies around the world to join forces in stopping the distribution of terrorism material online, the BBC reported.

Speaking to United States broadcaster CNN this morning, Ms Ardern said there was no question in her mind that New Zealand's gun legislation had to change after the Christchurch attacks.

While it removed 1.2 million videos within hours of the Christchurch attack, TechCrunch found copies of the clip spread across the site even after 12 hours.

"One of the challenges we faced in the days after the attack was a proliferation of many different variants of the video of the attack", vice-president of integrity Rosen said. "Do they wear suits?" the prime minister wrote.

In an opinion piece in the New York Times on Saturday, Ardern said the "Christchurch Call" would be a voluntary framework that commits signatories to put in place specific measures to prevent the uploading of terrorist content.

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