Enlarge / CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks at Facebook’s 2016 “F8” conference. (credit: Facebook) This article originally appeared on ProPublica on June 28, 2017.
In the wake of a terrorist attack in London earlier this month, a US congressman wrote a Facebook post in which he called for the slaughter of “radicalized” Muslims. “Hunt them, identify them, and kill them,” declared US Rep.
Clay Higgins, a Louisiana Republican. “Kill them all.
For the sake of all that is good and righteous. Kill them all.”
Higgins’ plea for violent revenge went untouched by Facebook workers who scour the social network deleting offensive speech.
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