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7/14/2016 3:11:04 PM
Posted: 9 months ago
Three men in Virginia were sitting in a car, smoking and singing along with rap lyrics. One of the men uses his smartphone to stream video of the fun to Facebook. Now the video is evidence in a triple shooting. Police said Wednesday the video shows the shooting of three men in their late 20s. http://www.cnn.com...
The recording made Tuesday evening marks the second time in a week Facebook Live has given users a glimpse into the aftermath of a shooting. Last week, a Minnesota woman streamed her fianc"'s death (Philandro Castile) while he was shot during a police stop for a broken tail light. What do you think about this? Is it positive or negative that we can stream everything -- including things like this -- live without any type of censorship, review or possible warning? While most people celebrate this type of openness with good reason, it raises a lot of concerns about public safety and privacy (especially in cases where what's recorded might be used as criminal evidence).