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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg: 'Our hearts go out to the family of Robert Godwin, Sr.'

(Source: CBS News) (Source: CBS News)

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg spoke at Tuesday's F8 developer conference. During the summit, Zuckerberg acknowledged Sunday's tragic incident in Cleveland. Steve Stephens used Facebook to share a video of himself randomly shooting and killing 74-year-old Robert Godwin, Sr.

Zuckerberg highlighted several upcoming Facebook developments, but he also expressed his condolences to Godwin, Sr. and his family. He said, "We have a full road map of products to help build groups a community, help build a more informed society, help keep our communities safe, and we have a lot more to do here. We are reminded of this, this week, by the tragedy in Cleveland. And our hearts go out to the family and friends of Robert Godwin Sr., and we have a lot of work and we will keep doing all we can to prevent tragedies like this from happening.”

Zucerkberg's full presentation is attached below. The reference to Cleveland begins around the 4:05 mark.

Facebook's handling of Stephens' videos and Facebook Lives garnered some controversy. Some criticize the social media site for allowing people to broadcast anything the use wants, including violent or illegal crimes. 

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