Company That Knows Everyone’s Favorite Ice Cream Says It Can’t Detect Live Broadcasts Of Massacres

Facebook has defended itself from charges that it should have done more to prevent the live broadcast of the horrific massacre at a mosque in New Zealand.

“You’re talking about monitoring people’s behaviors and preferences, which is something we know nothing about.”

The failure to clamp down on the video quickly meant it gained wide enough release that is can no longer be effectively surpressed. But Facebook claimed taking such an action would come at a high price.

“Someone’s Facebook live broadcast of their cat doing something with funny might be restricted by our algorithms, assuming that something bore a striking resemblance to a horrific massacre.”

Even if he did stop it, Mark Zuckerberg said that would only result inl some other platform stepping in to take Facebook’s place.

“All that would happen is Instagram would suddenly become a lot more live massacre broadcast friendly.”

2 Comments on "Company That Knows Everyone’s Favorite Ice Cream Says It Can’t Detect Live Broadcasts Of Massacres"

  1. I don’t ordinarily comment but I gotta admit appreciate it for the post on this special one : D.

  2. Riiiiight. And the same algorithm that starts trying to sell me baby crap because I asked about one of my SIMS expecting on a game quest board, CANNOT identity a guy as possibly “high risk” after he posted a 78 page “manifesto” stating his intent, photos, visited violent websites, and expressed admiration for past mass shooters/hate crime perpetrators. Hey Mark! I think you need to modify your OWN moral/ethical “screening” tools to at least, just above Satan as they are far below “socially responsible”. If you can send people ads for Viagra… why not crisis hotlines?

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