Cleveland, Ohio 2022-05-14 21:52:05 –
Buffalo, NY (WIVB) — Killed 10 people on Saturday Officials said at a news conference that the shootings at the location of Jefferson Avenue Tops Market were being livestreamed over the Internet.
Livestreaming service Twitch has confirmed that archers used the service to broadcast the incident.
Twitch has sent the following to News 4.
We are overwhelmed when we hear about the shootings in Buffalo, New York this afternoon. Our hearts are directed towards the communities affected by this tragedy. Twitch has a zero tolerance policy for all types of violence and responds quickly to all incidents. Users have been suspended from our services indefinitely and have taken all appropriate steps, including monitoring accounts that rebroadcast this content. “
Governor Hochul condemned the livestreaming of the incident and demanded caution on the part of social media platforms regarding content monitoring.
A Twitch spokesperson said the team is “energically monitoring” to ensure that live broadcasts or related content are not being restreamed and that the service is working with law enforcement agencies. I did.
A spokeswoman also said that Twitch wasn’t aware of VOD or Video on Demand, so it made the broadcast accessible to users and the stream was removed within two minutes of the onset of violence.
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