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

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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.

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Posted: 23rd, October 2013 | In: Reviews | Comment

John Walters tell us the 10 things every role model needs

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I LOATHE the phrase ‘role model’. It’s not quite as annoying as ‘holistic’ but it comes close. Footballers have only got to spit out of turn or dry roast a glamour model and they are cast as bad role models. Who amde them good role models? No-one can be certain.

I was once on a Sky News show where the debate was about Kate Moss. Was she a good role model of all young girls. Well, she was a model, still is. Her role was in being a model who posed for magazines and got off her face. As such, I noted, she was very good at it. Young kids who wanted to grew up to take their clothes off for a living, wear someone else’s and get mullered could do a lot worse than take tips from Kate. The one note of warning was that they would not look as good as Kate. She can make the dry heaves, DTs and clammy skin look good.

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Posted: 15th, October 2013 | In: Celebrities | Comment