People are outraged by child porn video shared on Facebook

Muriel Hammond
February 5, 2018

"Facebook users need to be aware that the act of sharing that video with anyone other than law enforcement may constitute the crime of dissemination of child pornography and other crimes".

The girl and the man in the video have not yet been identified, Alabama investigators said.

Buffalo Police asked that if you come across a disturbing video, please do not share it.

Instead, notify Facebook and then delete the video from your account.

Anyone who comes across the video is advised to report it, notify Facebook immediately and delete the video file from their account, according to several police departments, majority in Eastern states.

"We do not allow the sharing of child exploitative images on Facebook or Messenger - even to express outrage".


After the video began circulating Facebook, several law enforcement agencies throughout the country began investigating.

Police in Youngstown said the family service unit is investigating the case.

Anyone caught distributing the video or any other child pornography could face criminal charges.

9NEWS has spoken to DPD and would like to let everyone know that sharing or messaging a video featuring child porn breaks both state and federal law.

Social media users trying to help investigators have shared the video - which is not only a crime, but it's having the unintended outcome of making the child a viral victim.

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