Facebook Live, Periscope Play Roles in Uproar Over Police Shootings

by David Cohen
Live-video-streaming services such as Twitter’s Periscope application and Facebook Live have played prominent roles in the fallout over police shootings of African Americans. The July 6 fatal shooting of Philando Castile in Falcon Heights, Minn., was captured on Facebook Live (embedded below, but please be warned, the content is graphic) by Castile’s girlfriend, Diamond Williams.Read the full article