LiveLeak, a video streaming site known for its toleration of gory and graphic videos, has announced that it will no longer host videos of beheadings carried out by Isis.
Aug 21, 2014 · Related: Future of media. The (unnamed) LiveLeak operators said they’d had several meetings about the Foley beheading video. The site has provided access to other such videos in the past.
Spot on. LiveLeak doesn’t care about brutality, that’s where they get their clicks. This is about playing into ISIS propaganda machine. These aren’t the terrorists of 2004. These guys know how to …
Top responsesI feel like the only time I ever watch a video on LiveLeak is because it is too graphic for youtube.1K votesI thought extremely violent/gory videos were what LiveLeak specialized in since it’s a bit graphic for youtube122 votesSomeday/Some month/2015 «Liveleak purchased by Google.»55 votesObviously LiveLeak is aware that they normally host those types of videos, but I’d assume this is a more personal choice by LiveLeak. It is a private … read more18 votesThe fact of the matter is that many millions of Internet users seek out sites like LiveLeak to see the very kind of gruesome content that traditional media refrain … read more3 votesSo that means I have to wade through BestGore’s never-ending stream of aint-Zionist propaganda (according to the mods, the Jews are behind … read more3 votesSee all
LiveLeak acknowledged the hypocritical move to ban future ISIS videos but said that it “will still allow, and encourage, reports on these events and, perhaps more importantly, discussion”.
LiveLeak has become the latest video streaming website to ban videos showing any future beheadings carried out by IS. The UK based website was the next stop for some internet users searching for the Jame Foley murder video, after YouTube began removing them earlier this week.
LiveLeak claims that the ISIS ban is prompted by the potential for a wave of beheading videos triggered by rumors of a «stockpile» of hostages held by the group.
We simply will not host further beheadings» from ISIS. LiveLeak bans future ISIS beheading videos – Aug. 21, 2014 no more free advertising for isissay dommage . MHz #2 Re: LiveLeak bans future ISIS beheading videos Aug 22nd, 2014 . Their identity must be about to be made public. Perhaps it is a Mossad sting operation.
Ogrish was rebranded LiveLeak in 2006 after being forced to remove racial slurs and many of its community features. The post ISIS Banned From Controversial Video Site LiveLeak After James Foley Execution Video appeared first on Business Insider .
There was so much interest in the Foley video Wednesday that LiveLeak warned visitors about possible slowdowns due to “an abnormally high volume of traffic.” But Thursday, the site’s operators announced an out-of-character decision: “We will not be showing further beheadings carried out by” ISIS.
Hewitt and the other LiveLeak founders held a vote over whether the site should host further beheading videos from ISIS. The result was unanimous: ISIS was banned from LiveLeak.