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Changes in video policy after daredevil’s fatal fall

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Our featured Society and Culture story today is about an internet company that has been streaming live footage from its 657 surveillance cameras — publicly, for anyone to see — placed in restaurants, classrooms, grocery stores, gyms, etc. Read more here:

‘Please stop watching us’: Live-stream video platform accused of privacy violations

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Multiple social media and video streaming platforms will limit who can view videos that depict dangerous stunts – and may even prohibit such material – in an effort to discourage imitators.

In November, daredevil stunt climber Wu Yongning fell to his death while scaling a skyscraper in Changsha, Hunan province. Wu, 26, had more than 1.3 million followers on social media who regularly devoured his breathtaking videos and photos. He climbed with no protective gear.

Jiayun Feng

Jiayun was born in Shanghai, where she spent her first 20 years and earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism at Fudan University. Interested in writing for a global audience, she attended the NYU Graduate School of Journalism for its Global & Joint Program Studies, which allowed her to pursue a journalism career along with her interest in international relations. She has previously interned for Sixth Tone and Shanghai Daily.