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Better safe than sorry?: Facebook's renewed efforts to stop the spread of harmful content

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent

@emmetjryan
9th June, 2019
Antigone Davis of Facebook: ‘It’s important that we get regulation that works’ Getty

Facebook is considering bringing additional restrictions to Facebook Live and changing WhatsApp in an effort to prevent harmful content being spread online.

Speaking to The Sunday Business Post last week, Antigone Davis, Facebook global head of safety, said both platforms along with Instagram and Messenger were being examined in efforts to make them safer.

Davis, who was in Dublin to speak at the World Anti-Bullying Forum in Dublin City University last week, said the social...

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