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Content-deletion on social media platforms could stop journalists investigating war crimes

Social media companies are removing content which breaches their guidelines in a way which could hamper journalistic investigation, according to a new report.

Human Rights Watch said companies like Facebook, Twitter and Youtube are right to quickly remove content that could incite violence or jeopardise national security or public order, but that permanent removal with no archive access can hamper efforts for accountability.

Read the full story at Press Gazette.

15/09/20

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