Working To Hold Social Media Accountable

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Trying To Find A Way To Prevent Viral Offenses

When Bianca Devins’ life was taken graphic photos of the aftermath were posted on Instagram. Those photos were allowed to be viewed on the social media platform for a long time after the service was notified of the offensive material. Wednesday, Rep. Anthony Brindisi (D-NY22) held a press conference, flanked by Brianca’s mother and grandfather, to talk about efforts being made to hold social media operations like Facebook and Instagram more accountable for such lapses.

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