Google, Facebook and Twitter to testify before a US Senate panel on efforts by social media firms to remove violent content.
France was initially hoping to make social media giants sign a so-called “Charter for an Open, Free, and Safe Internet” on Friday, according to the official program.
The company closed 89 Facebook accounts, 107 pages, 15 groups and five Instagram accounts, some of which had hundreds of thousands of followers.
After the shootings, US President Donald Trump laid blame on the internet and social media for providing places “to radicalize disturbed minds.”
Gauteng police say they are reviewing CCTV footage and all videos shared on social media to identify suspects involved in Thursday’s riot in the Johannesburg CBD.