Tech giants Facebook, has embarked on a journey to stop using the social media platform to promote terrorism.

In an attempt to stop the promotion of live features of extremism, having the New Zealand Christ church attacks as a major topic; Facebook has announced curbs on its streaming feature.

This development was made public after an online extremism summit took place in Paris, in which the Christchurch mosque attacks was the core aspect of discussion.

According to the tech giant, one drastic step that has been considered is the “one-strike policy” banning those who violate new Facebook Live rules.

Supporting the bold step, the New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern referred to the measure as a “good first step”.

Going memory lane to recollect a scene related to core aspect of discussion, in March the gunman live-streamed the attacks in New Zealand, where 51 people died.

For more check on the issue, Ms Ardern is already chairing the summit with French President Emmanuel Macron as It aims to co-ordinate international efforts to stop social media being used to organise and promote terrorism.

Political leaders from Europe, Canada and the Middle East will meet senior representatives from companies such as Facebook, Google and Twitter, who will issue a joint “call to action” to cooperate on “transparent, specific measures” to eliminate terrorist material.

“The dissemination of such content online has adverse impacts on the human rights of the victims, on our collective security and on people all over the world,” reads the pledge.

Source: BBC