All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘decapitation’

Facebook Clarifies Policy on Graphic Content

Facebook says that when it comes to graphic, violent content posted on the site, they’re going to start taking a more “holistic” approach. We told you earlier this week that Facebook had reversed a months-old policy that banned all sorts of graphic videos – mainly beheading videos – and started allowing them to appear on the site. In May, after …

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Facebook Reverses Ban on Graphic Beheading Videos [UPDATED]

UPDATE: Facebook confirmed that users can share these types of videos as long as they’re not encouraging the activity, and a spokesperson also told me that the company is working on ways to give users more ways to control the kind of content they see. “Facebook has long been a place where people turn to share their experiences, particularly when …

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Tulsi Gabbard: Hawaiian Congresswoman Threatened

CNN had a downright freaky story this morning, with a man from Tijuana arrested for vowing to “behead” freshman congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI). Aniruddha Sherbow was arrested by officers working in conjunction with the U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the Marshals Service, the D.C. District Attorney’s office, and the San Diego and Honolulu divisions of the FBI. Sherbow allegedly sent …

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Decapitated Referee: Soccer Ref Beheaded in Brazil

A soccer match in Brazil has ended badly. Long story short: A referee flags a player; player gets ticked off and fights the referee; the referee breaks out a knife and stabs the player in self-defense; the player dies; the fans storm the field, decapitate the referee, and stake his head at mid-field. Short story long: In the Brazilian state …

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