Facebook 'refused' to remove child porn and terror content after warning

Facebook has reportedly refused to remove potentially illegal terrorist and child pornography even though it was told it was being featured on its site.

The social media giant risks criminal prosecution in the UK, The Times reported. Moderators for the site said that the content did not breach its "community standards".

Facebook told the Times that it has removed the posts and apologised that the content appeared.

Last month, the social media site was criticised by a senior MP over the way it handled complaints about child pornography.

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