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Holistic Watch: Facebook Takes An ‘Holistic’ Approach To Beheading A Mexican Woman

by | 23rd, October 2013

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HOLISTIC Watch: Anorak’s look at the dread word in marketing balls.

Today Facebook reviewed its decision to allow beheading videos on  its site. It’s removed a video of a Mexican woman being decapitated. Says Facebook:

“When we review content that is reported to us, we will take a more holistic look at the context surrounding a violent image or video. Second, we will consider whether the person posting the content is sharing it responsibly, such as accompanying the video or image with a warning and sharing it with an age-appropriate audience.”

Always good to take the holistic approach when broadcasting a video of a woman having her head lopped off by a nutcase.

The irony is clear. The Oxford English

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