• Live video of the aftermath of the police shooting of Philando Castile was removed from Facebook, prompting Mark Zuckerberg to make a statement. Facebook later clarified its policy on moderation of live content.

  • An article in Recode explores whether Facebook can “flush out the media trolls” by using automated tools.

  • Facebook faces a $1 billion lawsuit from Israeli law center Shurat HaDin, for allegedly aiding Hamas. Shurat HaDin famously threatened Twitter with a similar suit in 2011.

  • Facebook has—for the second time—removed a post from a Singaporean activist criticizing the country’s police.


In other news:

  • A first-person account in The Register describes an incident in which a mother was prompted to review photos of her children to ensure they weren’t sexually explicit following the removal of a post that was over six months old.

  • TechCrunch writer Josh Constine argues that Facebook needs a way to report content as “graphic but newsworthy.”

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