NSPCC Demands State Intervention in Facebook Row

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The NSPCC have demanded the government considers “all available options” after Facebook refused to ban a controversial viral video. The clip – which has doing the rounds for days – shows an Indonesian child carer repeatedly dunking a baby in a bucket of water, a process apparently known as “baby yoga“. Causing the children’s charity to pile in in a letter to the government:

“we would also urge you to look at all available options which will ensure UK citizens, including millions of children, are no longer exposed to this kind of dreadful and disturbing content”

Facebook say they won’t ban the video because such a decision would prevent charities from “raising awareness of the atrocities which are going on around the world”. Government-enforced bans on content deemed distateful by charities would set a troublesome precedent…




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