A man who identified himself as Stevie Steve is seen in a video he broadcast of himself on Facebook Live (Image Credit: Thomson Reuters)

Facebook disputes reports that it took 3 hours to remove video posted by 'Facebook killer'

Facebook has disputed reports that it took 3 hours to take down the gruesome murder video posted by 37-year-old Cleveland man Steve Stephens — dubbed the "Facebook killer" by some — which depicted him pulling a gun and killing 74-year-old Robert Godwin on Sunday.

The social media giant released a statement, calling the video "one that has no place on Facebook, and goes against our policies and everything we stand for."

"We know we need to do better," the statement reads. Facebook is now promising to...Read more...

Source: businessinsider.com