Facebook Rape Stirs Questions About Witnessing Crimes Online - CBS DFW

CHICAGO (AP) — The case of a 15-year-old Chicago girl who authorities say was raped while around 40 people watched on Facebook raises questions that have come up before in other attacks: What's the obligation of bystanders who see a crime unfolding ...and more »

Girl allegedly sexually assaulted on Facebook Live now receiving death threats, family says - CBS News

CHICAGO -- The Chicago police are questioning several people in the alleged sexual assault of a 15-year-old that was streamed on Facebook Live, authorities said, but the girl's family said Wednesday they were receiving death threats. Police spokesman ...and more »

Now, Facebook Live available for desktop users - Economic Times

NEW YORK: Facebook users can now go live directly from their desktops using their webcams and also broadcast gameplay from their computers. According to a Facebook blog post on Wednesday, Facebook live on desktops was earlier available for pages ...and more »

Facebook Live takes on Twitch with desktop streaming. Here's how to use it - Wired.co.uk

Facebook has expanded its live video streaming platform to let anyone broadcast video from their desktop, and in the process, has made it possible to stream content from games. ADVERTISEMENT. Entertainment, news or real life? Live streaming is ...and more »

Facebook Live needs to figure out its violence problem - Mashable

Mark Zuckerberg has repeatedly said that live video is the future of Facebook, but what if that future is terrifying and full of violence? What happens when one of the largest proponents of live video struggles to manage its darker side? Reports that ...and more »

Mother of 15-year-old girl who was gang raped live on Facebook as 40 people watched says her daughter is the ... - Daily Mail

The mother of a 15-year-old girl who was gang-raped in an attack that was live streamed on Facebook said kids have been joking about the incident and harassing her family. Stacey Elkins said on Wednesday that her daughter has received online threats ...and more »

Chicago Teen Afraid to Come Home After She Was Sexually Assaulted on Facebook Live - TIME

(CHICAGO) — The mother of a 15-year-old girl who authorities say was sexually assaulted in an attack streamed live on Facebook said Wednesday that her daughter has received online threats since it happened and that neighborhood kids have been joking ...and more »

Girl who was gang raped on Facebook Live getting online threats - Chicago Sun-Times

Chicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson (pictured at a press conference on March 14, 2017) was leaving a West Side police station Monday when a girl's mother stopped him and showed him images of her daughter being attacked by five or six people, according ...and more »

Facebook Live victim 'afraid to go home' - BBC News

A teenage girl who police say was raped during a Facebook Live broadcast is too scared to return to her Chicago home, her mother has said. The 15-year-old, who is currently staying with relatives, has been subject to an online and in-person harassment ...and more »

Teen Who Was Gang Raped on Facebook Live Is Receiving Threats, Mom Says - NBCNews.com

Police found her daughter on Tuesday, but the girl's mother said that she and her daughter are afraid to stay at their home because of Facebook threats they've received and neighborhood children taunting their family. "This is just disturbing and to ...and more »