Instagram pulled down an account that appears to belong to a man suspected of killing a year-old girl in New York after he posted a photo of her bloody body on the platform. A man suspected of killing a year-old girl in Utica, New York, on Sunday posted photos of her bloody body to Instagram, Discord and other sites, the latest example of the challenge social networks face in combating violence on their platforms. Facebook-owned Instagram said it pulled down a photo on Sunday that was posted to the account yesjuliet, which appears to belong to suspect Brandon Andrew Clark who was charged Monday with second-degree murder. The photo showed what police identified as the body of the victim, Bianca Devins. On Monday, the tech giant removed the suspect's Facebook and Instagram accounts. It also "hashed" the image so that it couldn't be reposted.
After teen is slain, photos of her corpse circulate online
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