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Facebook says it deleted 1.5 million uploads of the video that shows the deadly mass shooting at a mosque in New Zealand last week.

Facebook, Twitter and Instagram scrambled to remove the videos after Australian gunman Brenton Tarrant live-streamed the attack at al-Noor mosque that killed 49 people. A 50th victim later died at a hospital.

Facebook said 1.5 million videos were deleted. Facebook also removed 1.2 million versions of the video that did not show violence.

Facebook said it removed the videos out of respect to those affected and over "concerns of local authorities."

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The gunman streamed over 17 minutes of violence on Facebook before the live-stream was cut and his page was deleted.

Tarrant also posted a link to Facebook Live on hacker website 8Chan, where copies of the full video still proliferate in dozens of threads.

The video was also reposted on Reddit.com, which quickly banned 2 popular subgroups: r/watchpeopledie and r/gore.

There are growing calls for Facebook to eliminate live-streaming from its platform.

Bloomberg.com reported that New Zealand's prime minister, Jacinda Arden, is in talks with Facebook over the live-streaming broadcasts.

In the 1st minute of the live-stream video, the gunman says, "Remember lads, subscribe to PewDiePie."

The YouTube star, whose videos have been viewed over 20 billion times, said he was "sickened" to hear Tarrant mentioned his name prior to the shooting rampage.

"Just heard news of the devastating reports from New Zealand Christchurch," PewDiePie tweeted on March 15. "I feel absolutely sickened having my name uttered by this person. My heart and thoughts go out to the victims, families and everyone affected by this tragedy."

PewDiePie, whose real name is Felix Kjellberg, started out as a gaming commentator on YouTube. He currently has 89 million subscribers to his channel which earns millions of dollars a year from advertising.

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  • Yoni7

    I'm sure the way the media news outlets are set up, they showed it over and over and over again. Like they do with so many other murders.
    I personally have not seen any footage of it. Has anyone else seen it?

  • Marlika

    I honestly could careless about this mass shooting. Black people do not get the same outpour when something happens to us. I didn’t see people coming together around the world when that gun man walked into the church and killed this 9 people in South Carolina.

  • jeniefrumdabloc™

    I don't watch things like that .... nor do I have a FB https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/c1425c997ed3319b16098cad0d4bebaabde80cd22860d557863b4ff2c949aed9.gif For this very reason .... sick of folks that live from the flesh .... and broadcast that fawkery on (social platforms)

  • Mielle Downey

    In other news since they Main stream media can't use them as a prop and BLack lives only natter when they can be used for political gain.
    Nigerian Muslim militants kill 120 Christians in three weeks – where is the outrage?
    While the media is focused on the New Zealand shootings, the recent death toll of Christians in Nigeria has reached 120 with this week’s slaughter of more than 50 by Fulani Muslim militants in the Kaduna state of Nigeria, the Christian Post reported.

    The Fulani jihadists, who have become a greater threat to Nigerian Christians than the Islamist terror group Boko Haram, stormed the villages of Inkirimi, Dogonnoma, and Ungwan Gora in the Kajuru Local Government Area last Monday, destroying 143 homes, killing 52 people, and wounding dozens more.

    The assailants reportedly split into three groups, the first of which fired upon the people, the second set fire to buildings, and the third chased down people fleeing from the scene. Victims of the assault included women and children.

    Monday’s incident followed an attack the day before in the Ungwan Barde village in Kajuru, where 17 Christians were killed and dozens of homes were burned.

    In the first week of March, Muslim extremists massacred more than 30 Christians in Karamar village, setting fire to several houses and a church. The terrorists reportedly shot at families trying to escape the fire, killing 32.

  • onelove

    someone sent it to me on instagram.. i watched it and thought it was a video game until i watched it again.. i was sick to my stomach

  • Mielle Downey

    Media reporting on New Zealand, but did you hear about that OTHER bigotry-driven massacre?
    “If it bleeds, it leads” is, say critics, the morbid media standard. But it’s more accurate to say that if the right person bleeds, it leads. A good example would be the horrible massacres at two Christchurch, New Zealand, mosques by China-loving, anti-capitalist, self-described “eco-fascist” Brenton Harrison Tarrant; and the bigotry-driven massacres that Time forgot (along with the rest of the media).

    Actually, the latter, recent incidents in Nigeria in which Muslim Fulani militants murdered a total of 23 Christians, are just part of a large category of massacres ignored by the mainstream media. But it’s not fair to say the media couldn’t care less about them.

  • Elevated Soul

    Face Book as well as most Social Media are controlled by Liberals and Liberals don't want the masses informed of what is really going on,because they are a tool for the globalists.

    No matter what narrative they push,truth eventually will reveal itself.I didn't hear a word from Fake News about the hundreds of Christian Nigerians who were murdered by Muslims in Nigeria.

  • bella28498 .

    I still seen it. Funny media outlets aren’t as diligent removing black people being killed.

  • Renee26

    Sad that people get off on watching stuff like that. I remember seeing a beheading on FB years ago... I thought it was fake then learned it was real. Instantly disgusted that nuts have the platform to display their dysfunction and dismay for the world to see.

  • SpiceGirl

    No lies there!!

  • Yup, I said it

    Its the new error of the a Roman Games. Babylon will burn.

  • SpiceGirl

    Let's see if they can keep this up.....remember when BLACK dude walked up to an older black gentleman and shot him broad day light , on LIVE? Then took his own life in the car.

  • Yup, I said it

    I can't feed that mess to soul. People don't realized they are taking on spirits when they watch that evil mess.

  • xenaD

    I have seen it(the whole thing) it legit looks like a video game. I could not separate real/fake. Having said that, I advise u not to watch it now that we know how REAL it really is

  • xenaD

    It was on blogs

  • xenaD

    Come on now.. why would u say that?! Now I gotta burn da sage tonight ?

  • Kanyade

    i saw a meme from the other day when Instagram was down and it read something like, "what are instagram models when there is no instagram?"

    it would be interesting to see how folk would react if all social media shut down for like 50-11 days. just shut it down. get folks back to interacting with one another face to face and not via 1's and 0's (digitally).

    OAN: i'm contemplating canceling my facebook onct and for all.

  • Russiancreme

    Certain things just don't need to be seen. At least, not by my eyes. I realized ppl seek this crap out after watching that movie Vacancy. It was subliminally all about the underground snuff scene. Some creative Hollywood writer didnt make that mess up, they were already in the know.

  • http://welfareinfo.org angrysolo

    was just mentioning deleted fb once and for all by 2020... my thinking is, what has this really done FOR me in the last 10’years?”

  • Soon2BWife

    Watch the movie Surrogates. It will show you.

  • NewNew

    I quit FB 2 years ago. I don't miss it. I have no social media accounts and I'm happier for it.

  • NewNew

    Don't wait, do it today. It's liberating.

  • Shawty

    Good job Facebook. Footage was sickening.

  • http://batman-news.com Roderick2011

    I ask that question also.
    When I told a former friend that Facebook records all of your conversations then sells them to third parties he just shrugged.
    People have lost spouses, significant others and jobs over facebook but people still want to take those chances.

  • Renee26

    I haven't seen that movie... I can watch movies with gore but not real slayings

  • Russiancreme

    The theatrical release is fine. I picked up the DVD years ago in the $5 bin. Watched the unreleased scenes, then realized what was going on.

  • Jay

    I'm on a social media detox right now and i'm going crazy but feel like i need a break from everyone else lives

  • Yoni7

    it would be interesting to see how folk would react if all social media shut down for like 50-11 days.
    ___________
    It's coming. Just you wait. But it won't be all "fun and games"/a reboot. WE will be fighting for our lives at that point. I always tell people, learn how to UNPLUG and LIVE. I unplug all the time for days on end. And that's from EVERYTHING. I hardly EVER watch TV anymore. I go for days/weeks (sometimes - 14 days was the longest - working up to 3 weeks #issaprocess #babysteps) without it and I'm just fine. Folks better put that digital stuff down and see what's right in front of/around you.

  • Yoni7

    Oh no worries. I hadn't planned on it. But isn't it a shame that we live in such a world that you watched the WHOLE video and couldn't differentiate the real from the fake? THIS is the world we live in. So sad. We've become so desensitized, it's sad.

  • WutizstillHERE!

    Im glad I missed it..smh..

  • Elevated Soul

    Exactly....The same media that

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  • jeniefrumdabloc™

    quit bout 4 in a half 5 ..... much better life!!!!!!

  • EMILY POST

    Damn I am happy I missed that Facebook post.

  • Dowoop

    I can disconnect from social media no problemo ... All media, is a different story.

  • SunRiseBlossom

    I want to try the burning Sage technique. What are the benefits of it?! My mind is in OVERDRIVE and I cannot rest at all...

  • WutizstillHERE!

    AYE YALL! LOOK WHAT I DID TO MY DAUGHTER ROFL! SHE WAS SOOO MAD THAT I GOT HIM THIS DRUMSET!! LISSSSEN, YOU ARE NOT A GOODT AND VENGEFUL GRANDMOTHER IF YOU DON'T BUY EVERYTHING THAT BANGS SINGS CLANGS OR JINGLE! HAPPY BIRTHDAY GWUT BANG AWAY BABY BAAAANG AWAY BWAAHAHAHAHAAAA!
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  • Dowoop

    I would have sent it right back to your house for him to play with there.

  • Marlika

    I deleted mine this past week. I rarely was on there. I also got tired of one of my older bum ass cousins sitting on FB reported everything he sees about everyone to my 78 year old aunt. Everytime I speak with her it’s “ Vertis said so and so look like this now & so so said this person doing this” ?????? Meanwhile Vertis is a 50 something loser who’s been in and out of prison his whole adult life, who is currently sleeping on my aunts coach again.?

  • jeniefrumdabloc™

    Clears negative energy and protection......... pray and ask your angels to rest your mind ...... clear your energy in your environment especially where you would like to feel safe..... lavender is also good for getting rid of bad energy ....lavender candles baths.... etc .... there are many ways to clear bad energy including getting rid of items..... everything holds energy .... everything.....

  • Mielle Downey

    Since it is Black on Black crime there is no racist narrative for them to exploit and get their base riled up. The Democratic base is collage of victims waiting to be exploited They could care less about the economy or Jobs.

  • Boonella

    Oh heck no! My mom tried that and that toy never made into my house...there's no way in hayle....all loud toys stayed at her house!

  • WutizstillHERE!

    LOL! Nah.. anything I bought goes home with mommy! The drumset, the singing Elmo, The lawnmower with the popping balls, the trucks with the lights and sounds all that ROFL.

  • ClaireHuxtable

    L0l!

  • Strappyheels

    EXACTLY

  • ClaireHuxtable

    Granny, U gone git it...

  • Dowoop

    *faints* Good lord!

  • WutizstillHERE!

    LOL! This is revenge for all the noise making toys that made me lose my MIND when they were little!

  • WutizstillHERE!

    Yessss..sweetgrannyrevenge...I love it! Teehee.. https://media0.giphy.com/media/12PIT4DOj6Tgek/giphy.gif

  • ClaireHuxtable

    In that pic U look waay too young to even have a grand, so you're not doing bad at all.

  • WutizstillHERE!
  • WutizstillHERE!

    Sis, Im in my late 40's love. Thanks so much you made me feel good!

  • ClaireHuxtable

    Live Stream is too dangerous. Encourages the crazies. No telling what people will post. It should be eliminated or put on a 1/2hr. time delay.

  • ClaireHuxtable

    Luv me some Shirley.

  • Strappyheels

    I slip the lil one a piece of chocolate before I leave. No one is on to me yet. He be all calm and then I leave, he tearing stuff up.. Payback is so fun.

    Activate petty meter

  • Strappyheels

    And the talking back in their teenage years!!

  • Reenaface

    That movie was crazy! Never thought about the snuff correlation until your comment.

  • WutizstillHERE!

    GIIIRLL I CAN'T WAIT FOR THE CALL! LAWD THAT IS THE MOMENT OF VINDICATION!ROFL!!!

  • WutizstillHERE!

    OH I HAVE GOT TO DO THIS! ROFL! Gooood tip!

  • 2gr8ful

    FB is a false sense of connection and if you really want to know whats going on with me and my family you will know and don’t have to rely on FB to tell you...

  • Gowns. Beautiful Gowns

    my brother in law sent back his noisy toys and some i didnt even buy

  • SpiceGirl

    I agree....but very thankful for video....(when needed)

  • ?? Kari ?????????

    Why didn’t fb delete 1.5 million accounts that shared the video??

  • Malai

    Renee I swear! Several years ago one of my friends had posted this man stabbing his bm to death ON mother’s day!!! The guy was mad that she wanted to leave him.. he stabbed her 8 times in the back with a machete... do you know how freakin BIG A machete is!!? ? and I still remember feeling so horrified and helpless for that poor woman.. it took a while to get the image out of my head...I left fb and haven’t been back.. it’s been 6 years since I’ve been off there!!

  • Renee26

    The one I watched was a supposedly a woman who cheated on her man who was part of the cartel. Her head came off so smooth and clean I thought it was fake. She peed her pants too and that's how I figured out it was real...cause her bodily functions couldn't be controlled.

  • NewNew

    Exactly

  • NewNew

    It's a platform for people to spy and talk ish. I'm good.

  • http://sandrarose.com SandraRose

    I canceled my Facebook page late last year. Facebook made it really difficult to totally remove my page. There are 3 separate steps to make sure it's gone. Some of you who canceled your FB pages may be surprised to know it's not totally gone.

  • http://sandrarose.com SandraRose

    I never understood why people need Facebook to connect with friends or loved ones. The excuses people gave me for not simply calling folks made no sense.

  • http://sandrarose.com SandraRose

    Why wait until 2020?

  • http://sandrarose.com SandraRose

    Come on, there was OUTRAGE when Dylan Roof killed the 9 churchgoers. It made headline news all over the world for weeks.

  • Strappyheels

    My son would dismantle them. I bought an ambulance and police car that made the actual noise.

  • Malai

    That is horrific!! How can a person sleep at night knowing they've done something so heinous smh

  • Marlika

    I don’t recall Sandra. I honestly don’t.

  • http://welfareinfo.org angrysolo

    to give myself ample time to get my things completely removed etc. actually i hope to be off before then but that’s da goal

  • sunni_daze

    Why don't FB delete the post of all the other live stream murders.

  • Renee26

    They're psychopaths

  • NewNew

    Could you do a post on the 3 step process? I think the Roses would appreciate it. I certainly would as I'm now afraid that mine isn't truly gone.

  • SunRiseBlossom

    Wow... thanks for the advice!!!

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