Christchurch attacks: Should Facebook be commended or condemned?

Following the attacks in Christchurch that claimed 50 lives, Facebook has faced widespread criticism for allowing the grim livestream of the attacks for 17 minutes.

    Following the attacks on mosques in Christchurch, Facebook has faced widespread criticism for allowing the livestream of the rampage for 17 minutes.

    But the company is getting some high-profile support for its efforts to fight violence and online hatred.

    Al Jazeera's Andrew Chappelle has more.


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