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AsiaAir CEO Tony Fernandes leaves Facebook: "New Zealand was too much for me"



Fernandes, who had 670,000 followers, said on Sunday morning in a series of tweets that Facebook "needs to clean up after the video of the New Zealand mosque's attacks on the platform."

"The amount of hatred Social media sometimes fare better than good," he said in a tweet on Sunday. "Facebook could have done more to stop it."

Friday saw a beaming Terrorist alleged a live video of a mass murder in a mosque in New Zealand The New Zealand police alerted Facebook to the livestream, and Facebook said the shooter's account and video were quickly removed Facebook said Also, that has "removed" praise or support for the shoot as soon as we know. "

However, this was not enough for Fernandes, CEO of the Malaysian airline, although Fernandes said he was a" social media Fan, "the livestream demanded, leaving Facebook.

" It's a great platform to communicate, "he tweeted after quitting his Facebook account." Strong commitment and very useful but New Zealand was too much for me to take it with all the other problems. "

Fernandes said he had been" a victim of so many fake Bitcoin and other stories "and decided to end his work account.

Facebook needs to "tidy up and not just think about finances," he said.

On Saturday, Facebook said it has removed 1

.5 million videos of the attack.

"We continue to work around the clock using a combination of technology and people to remove infringing content …" said Mia Garlnick, spokeswoman for Facebook New Zealand, on Twitter.

Fernandes also said he had discussed leaving Twitter, but said on Sunday, "on Twitter, I believe the fight continues for me."

Fernandes has nearly 1.3 million Twitter followers and has sent more than 20,000 tweets.


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