Fox News Test Facebook Rules With ISIS Burning Video

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Fox News have made the controversial move of embedding an ISIS video of the Jordanian pilot Lt. Muath al-Kaseasbeh being burnt alive on their website. The 22 minute long video, which Fox warns viewers is “extremely graphic”, is so extreme that YouTube refuse to host it and Facebook have said they will take it down if anyone posts it. The social network can’t be happy that Fox have left the Facebook share button next to the video allowing it to be shared to Facebook with a click…

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