From murder to Terror, when the atrocity spread among as many people as possible fear and terror. As the assassin of Christchurch50 people shot and killed, he transmitted live to the Internet. The cruel spread pictures like a Virus, he took advantage of the opportunities offered him the use of social media – in particular, Facebook .
More than 2.3 billion people regularly using Facebook. The dirty truth is that the reasons for this incredible spread are the same, which enabled the assassin of Christchurch, to multiply his cruel Video viral. Facebook was so great because it does everything that users come as often as possible and for as long as possible on the property. This works best with surprising contributions, the limits to the Bizarre, Extreme or Illegal are open. Studies show that false news and slander spread faster than traditional contributions.
Now you can make Facebook to the allegation that the humanity is not to be trusted: 200 people pursued the murders in Christchurch via live video on Facebook. Not a Single one reported to the company what was happening. So about 4000 people saw after the fact the Video before it was finally deleted. But it was too late. Probably there is only one user had saved the Video. In the following 24 hours blocked Facebook 1.2 million Attempts to upload the Video, 300’000 copies have been deleted. It is unclear how many remained undetected.
control, The company may and must expect from Facebook that the group used all of his energy, that Hateful and violent videos from the network disappear. Of course there are technical difficulties. But the self-confidence to create the impossible, is Facebook in its Silicon Valley birthplace. The group is investing billions in order to monitor the activities of its users and matching ads to play – not to prevent why also abuse?
Until then, many of the simple measures would be possible: Why not only certain, previously authenticated users allow to distribute live videos? Why not a waiting period before the activation of the uploaded Videos, in the content to introduce? Why not all acts of violence from the network does not banish, so also fictional, as long as the Software sequences of video games from real life violence videos can differ?
If Facebook is not willing or able, hatred, and violence to exclude, then it is nothing more than a Monster that has his powers under control. So a Monster needs to be tamed.
Created: 25.03.2019, 18:40 PM