Livestreamed killings test social media measures to block extremist content

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SAN FRANCISCO Reuters Social media companies scrambled on Wednesday to scrub footage of a shooting outside a German synagogue from their platforms, in the first major test of their systems since a massacre in the New Zealand city of Christchurch prompted a global outcry. The attacker in Germany, who livestreamed his rampage on Amazon’s gaming subsidiary Twitch, shot dead two people after...

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