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Facebook stepped up its Livestream rules

Facebook wants to tighten its rules for live streams. Users who Tiessen against certain rules of verse, should not use the streaming function in the future, announced by the Internet Corporation on Wednesday (local time). So Facebook responded to the deadly attack on two mosques in new Zealand. Here, the perpetrator had transferred via the helmet camera live on Facebook on the Internet, how he killed his victims.

new Zealand's Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern, has welcomed the more stringent rules of the US group's Facebook. In a statement, which was circulated on Wednesday in Wellington, she said it was a "good first step".

He could help prevent that cases such as the terrorist attack on two mosques repeated in the middle of March in Christchurch. Ardern is on a "Christchurch-summit" in Paris. An Initiative against Internet Broadcasts of terrorist attacks are on the way.

A single violation is enough said

Facebook representative, Guy Rosen, the stream lock is applicable for users who were certain rules against "dangerous organizations, or persons" miss. Including, for example, someone could fall, posting a Link to the statement of a terrorist group in Facebook, to write without filing words. A single violation could, in the future, in severe cases, the access to the live streaming function blocks, said Rosen.

"After the terrible terrorist attacks recently in new Zealand, we have checked what we can do, so that our service is not used to harm others or spread hatred," said the Facebook representative. The stricter rules are to be introduced, therefore, in the coming weeks. Is provided, for example, that someone who is in breach of Facebook's guidelines, you can turn in the future, no more Ads.

research to "deep fakes"

At the same time, the company announced to invest $ 7.5 million (6.7 million euros) in research partnerships with three U.S. universities. Together, a better image and video technology, which allows so-called "deep fakes" track. The images or Videos, which look deceptively real, but actually created by an artificial intelligence manipulation purposes.

The Australian right-wing extremist Brenton Tarrant had transferred the attack, in which he shot and killed in March in Christchurch, 51 people, live on Facebook. Many users had spread the Video then. New Zealand's head of government Jacinda Ardern, and the President of France, Emmanuel Macron will introduce on Wednesday a joint call against hatred on the Internet. (sep/AFP)

Created: 15.05.2019, 13:32 PM

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