Facebook Live Has Been Used to Stream Nearly 50 Acts of Violence

Facebook’s live-streaming service can be used to share important life events or teach others. But it also has a dark side, a new study from BuzzFeed News suggests.

Since December 2015, Facebook Live has been used to broadcast at least 45 acts of violence, including shootings, murders, child abuse, and torture, BuzzFeed News is reporting. The news outlet, which performed its own analysis to arrive at the figure, said Facebook Live is averaging two acts of violence per month.

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