FILE PHOTO: Silhouettes of mobile users are seen next to a screen projection of Facebook logo in this picture illustration taken March 28, 2018. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo

Facebook blocks foreign ads before Thai election amid fears junta will benefit

  • The junta, led by Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha, had asked Facebook to remove content on previous occasions
  • There are concerns Facebook’s ban on electoral ads could hurt the more social media-savvy opposition
Topic |   Thailand

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FILE PHOTO: Silhouettes of mobile users are seen next to a screen projection of Facebook logo in this picture illustration taken March 28, 2018. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo
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Charles McDermid

Charles McDermid

Charles McDermid joined the South China Morning Post as Asia Correspondent in 2018. He has worked for the New York Times, Al Jazeera and the Institute of War and Peace Reporting.