Most of it was locked during boot time.
Facebook Corp. said it has deleted more than 1.5 million videos from the terrorist attack in New Zealand, where the suspect recorded everything on the GoPro action camera and broadcast it on the social network.
In the first 24 hours, we removed 1.5 million video attacks worldwide, of which more than 1.2 million were blocked at boot.
Mia Garlick Facebook representative in New Zealand
After the terrorist attack, the 17-minute video or its fragments spread through social networks. Despite calls by the police not to do this, the video was used by a number of media outlets, as well as by the users of social networks themselves.
On March 15, two armed men attacked two mosques in the city of Christchurch in New Zealand. 50 people became victims of the terrorist attack, at least 48 people were injured. 28-year-old Brandon Tarrant – while the only suspect in the attack. He was arrested shortly after the attack, he faces life imprisonment. The incident has already been called “one of the darkest days in the history of New Zealand.”
New Zealand’s Prime Minister, Jasinda Ardern, said that her office’s employees received the “manifesto” of suspect Brandon Tarrant nine minutes before the attack and handed it over to the security service. But she clarified that it would hardly have been possible to prevent the terrorist act.