091: The Darker Side Of Live

We’ve talked before on this show about social networks and live video and how those two things together can be a powerful force in anyone’s hands. When companies like Facebook talk live streaming though, it’s always from a place perfection, with images of exotic beaches or snow-covered mountain tops lingering in the background. What about when someone uses live video to broadcast something less than good? What about the people filming it, caught in the middle between watching something terrible unfold and the people on the other end commenting and asking questions? Those answers are a little more tricky.

Where does responsibility lie when telling live stories?