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“This is an appalling incident and our hearts go out to the family of the victim,” a Singapore-based Facebook spokesman said in an email to Reuters.
A man in Thailand reportedly hanged his 11-month-old daughter while broadcasting on Facebook Live on Monday and then hanged himself in what the social media company has called an “appalling incident” amid a recent string of live-streamed tragedies.
The man did not broadcast his own death, according to local reports.
The video clip showed the father tie a noose around his daughter’s neck and drop her from a rooftop, according to the website.
“There is absolutely no place for content of this kind on Facebook and it has now been removed.”This incident comes just a week after a Cleveland man broadcast the killing of an elderly man before he later took his own life when the police located him.
referring to Just a week after an American man Steve Stephens murdered a 74-year-old man in Cleveland on Facebook Live, another man of Thai origin, named Wuttisan Wongtalay, killed his 11-month-old daughter in a live video on Facebook.
It also prohibits content that promotes violence, only permitting violent content that is considered to be in the public interest.
The latest Cleveland murder streamed live on Facebook prompted CEO Mark Zuckerberg to address the issue at the company’s annual conference for software developers.
Viewers could access the horrific video on Wongtalay’s Facebook page for about 24 hours before it was removed from the website, reports said.
Facebook has pledged to improve how users can flag violent content.
Thai Husband Kills Baby, Self on Facebook Live
referring to ___This story has been corrected to show that Cleveland shooting wasn’t on Facebook Live.
By KAWEEWIT KAEWJINDA, Associated PressBANGKOK (AP) — A man in Thailand upset with his wife hanged their 11-month-old daughter on Facebook Live and then killed himself, police said.
“The mother of the child was crying and was very sad,” Jirasak said.
The incident came less than two weeks after a man in Cleveland, Ohio, posted on Facebook footage of himself shooting a man to death.
The man made the broadcast Monday evening, and the video was made inaccessible by Facebook late Tuesday afternoon.