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  • Facebook announced Tuesday it was working on new ways to keep users from stumbling across gruesome content on its website following an outcry over the discovery of beheading videos there.

    Facebook announced Tuesday it was working on new ways to keep users from stumbling across gruesome content on its website following an outcry over the discovery of beheading videos there.
    Associated Press/February 2012

 
Associated Press

Facebook announced Tuesday it was working on new ways to keep users from stumbling across gruesome content on its website following an outcry over the discovery of beheading videos there. The controversy -- which has drawn critical comment from British Prime Minister David Cameron -- illustrates the difficulty of setting a universal standard across the social network used by 1 billion people.

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