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Murders are being streamed on Facebook Live

Between shows like The X-Factor and apps like Periscope, live entertainment is more popular than ever. Facebook Live launched in April 2016, but with two murders having been streamed on it within weeks of launch, should developers more carefully consider how it could be used?

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