Facebook reverses their reversal on violent videos

They approved. Then they declined them. Then they approved them. Now they’re declining. Wait until tomorrow to see if there’s a change.

Sometimes figuring out the fine line between free expression and overly objectionable content is harder than you’d think.

Just ask Facebook, which on Tuesday reversed a stance it took just 24 hours previously and removed from its network a violent video that had been circulating wildly. On Monday, the company had originally defended the video’s posting, considering it a type of free expression from users who were condemning the violent acts.

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