Shooter in Germany live-streams on Twitch, Facebook rejects Biden request to remove ad
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A shooting that killed two people outside a German synagogue on Wednesday was live streamed on Twitch for 35 minutes.
recording of the video that was automatically generated after the stream ended was viewed by more than 2000 people before it was removed by Twitch 30 minutes later.
In a statement, the Amazon-owned streaming platform said it worked with urgency to remove the content, and would permanently suspend accounts reposting the video.
Facebook has rejected requests from Joe Biden's presidential campaign to remove an ad by Donald Trump's campaign team, despite claims that it contains misinformation about the former vice president's dealings with Ukraine.
Biden spokesman TJ Ducklo said it was unacceptable for deliberately misleading material to be allowed on any social media platform.
But Facebook Public Policy Director Katie Harbath said the company does not send politician's adds to third party fact checkers
And finally Epic Games the developer behind fortnite said its players will never be banned for political speech, speaking to the verge and epic spokesperson said it wouldn't punish fortnite players for speaking out on human rights or political issues.
It follows moves by game maker Blizzard to remove a pro Hearthstone player from a tournament after he spoke out in support of protests in Hong Kong.
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