World Leaders Asked to Prevent Social Media Use as ‘Weapon of Hate’

A May 15 Paris conference, co-sponsored by New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and French President Emmanuel Macron, will bring together national leaders and tech companies to focus on terrorists’ use of social media. One critic warned of overreaction to tragedies like the recent New Zealand mosque attacks, which were livestreamed by the shooter.

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Mass Shooting in New Zealand Mosque Was Livestreamed

Police took three men and a woman into custody after the shootings, which shocked the nation of 5 million. A 28-year-old Australian who claimed responsibility for the shootings left a 74-page anti-immigrant manifesto in which he explained who he was and his reasoning for the attack.