Facebook launched it’s live-streaming video service in April of 2016. This service allows users to share their videos in real-time with all of their friends, and it’s a fun way to keep track of each other’s daily activities! Aside from watching the videos in real time, users also have the ability to join in on conversations and add comments to the live-stream.
When a single-mother from Arkansas started a live-stream video on Facebook, tragedy struck. The worst part? None of the viewers of her live video did anything to help.
Meet Keiana Herndon, a 28-year-old from Arkansas.
She was using Facebook Live on December 28 with her son.
She was playing with her son and talking about her plans for the coming new year.
Herndon planned on going back to school during 2017.
She suddenly started wiping her face, then collapsed.
She disappeared from the camera, but viewers could hear her final breaths.
None of the online viewers did anything to help, and Herndon died of from a suspected heart attack.
Herndon is said to have had thyroid problems, which is the most likely cause of her heart attack. Despite her medical history, the official cause of her death has not yet been determined. The young mother’s family and friends are currently finding ways to raise fund for her two children.