Tech Platforms’ Policies Come Under the Microscope Following New Zealand Terrorist Attack

The shooting at two Mosques in the country was livestreamed and shared across multiple platforms

This isn't the first time major social platforms have come under fire for graphic imagery slipping through the cracks. Getty Images

A gunman opened fire in two mosques in New Zealand on Friday, killing 49 people and injuring dozens more. The suspect broadcasted portions of the horrific shooting on social media during the attack.

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