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After Christchurch Attack, Facebook “Exploring Limitations” For Live Video

The New Zealand Herald recently published a letter from Sheryl Sandberg, COO, Facebook. The latest letter disclosed how the firm is addressing the fatal terror attack in Christchurch about 2 Weeks ago. In this letter, she lays out the steps that the firm is taking. It includes that the firm is “exploring limitations” for live video.

Sandberg described the attack as “an act of pure evil.” She added that the firm is “committed to assessing what happened.” She stated that the firm is working with the country’s authorities to deal with this issue. As a result of the attack, Facebook proclaimed that it eliminated about 1.5 Million videos of the attack worldwide, with almost 1.2 Million blocked “at upload.” In her latest letter, Sandberg proclaimed that Facebook quickly removed the video and the perpetrator’s account.

On a similar note, Facebook came into the news as it disclosed a novel feature named “Why am I seeing this post?” Reportedly, this feature will assist user better comprehend the content that shows up on their News Feed from Pages, friends, and Groups they follow. Not just that, but it will as well give the user more control over what they see in the News Feed, allowing the user to easily manage posts they interact with on the site.

The firm said that this is for the foremost time it has created information on how News Feed ranking works directly into the Facebook app. The firm noted that it is part of its attempts to be more transparent with users on how its algorithms target the user. Facebook proclaimed that during its study for the “Why am I seeing this post” feature, it came to know that people want more than just transparency on its News Feed algorithms. Reportedly, this feature is open for use from this week.

Karen Mitchell
EDITOR & AUTHOR At Industry News Feed

Having competent writing skills, Karen Mitchell serves as a Content Writer and Editor at our organization for 2 years now. Also, being a tech freak, she is given the responsibility to explore and write a range of reports and articles relating to the new updates & rollouts, gadget & device reviews, technological inventions & innovations, launch& other related events, and much more taking place in the world of technology. Karen is fond of reading books of different genres in her free time.

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