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General News    H4'ed 10/5/17

Las Vegas survivors furious as YouTube promotes clips calling shooting a hoax

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It’s only been days since a gunman inside the Mandalay Bay hotel opened fire on a music festivalkilling 58 people and injuring more than 500. But videos questioning whether the shooting really happened and claiming that the government has lied about basic facts have already garnered millions of views on YouTube and are continuing to run rampant. It appears YouTube is actively helping these videos reach wide audiences. Searching for “Las Vegas shooting videos” immediately leads to a wide range of viral videos suggesting that law enforcement and others have purposefully deceived the public. Some label the tragedy a “false flag”, a term conspiracy theorists typically use to refer to mass shootings they say are staged by the government to advance gun control.'

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