The app said it would ban accounts repeatedly uploading clips. "Our systems have been automatically detecting and flagging these clips for violating our policies against content that displays, praises, glorifies, or promotes suicide," a representative said. "We appreciate our community members who've reported content and warned others against watching, engaging or sharing such videos on any platform, out of respect for the person and their family.
Facebook told BBC News: "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. "Our thoughts remain with Ronnie's family and friends during this difficult time.
TikTok in race to remove widely shared suicide clip https://t.co/LQgI2soquQ— BBC News Technology (@BBCTech) September 8, 2020
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