Marketing Industry Responds to Christchurch Tragedy: Social Media Platforms Need to do More

Posted 18 March 2019.

The events that have occurred in Christchurch on Friday 15 March have shocked all of New Zealand and as a nation we are struggling to come to terms with what happened.

The role that social media played, particularly that of live streaming, has been brought into serious question.

‚ÄčThe Association of New Zealand Advertisers (ANZA) and the Commercial Communications Council (Comms Council), challenge Facebook and other platform owners to immediately take steps to effectively moderate hate content before another tragedy can be streamed online.

To read the full media statement from ANZA and the Comms Council, click here.