1 of 7Image
Social networking sites often make decisions which make perfect sense for the company and comply with its policies and guidelines. However, users have different views — and take to social media to strongly voice their disapproval.
Almost all of the social media companies have been criticised for their gaffes and blatant errors of judgement. Take a look at this collection of ‘stains’ that social companies have had to overcome to restore their credibility.
Image: DIY Life
Facebook and the beheading video
Facebook suffered a worldwide backlash after it lifted its ban on displaying graphic images on its news feed. A video of a woman being beheaded began to appear and be shared across its feeds.
Facebook had said that videos containing graphic violence were permitted if the content was posted for users to condemn rather than celebrate the content.
However, after it received numerous complaints and widespread public condemnation, Facebook removed the video and updated its community guidelines.
Image: Digital Trends