Sep 20, 2020

Friend challenges Facebook over Ronnie McNutt suicide video

"If Facebook had intervened then, my friend may still have committed suicide but at least there wouldn't be this video." Regardless of the background, Mr Steen is outraged that the video is still online. "In a statement the firm said:"We removed the original video from Facebook last month on the day it was streamed and have used automation technology to remove copies and uploads since that time. "YouTube didn't have any idea that if you misspelled Ronnie's name then the algorithm wouldn't spot it. We found thousands of instances of the video where people had done this." A video on YouTube showing the suicide with more than 500,000 views.

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