Facebook dew international attention last week when it barred Australian users from viewing and sharing news content and blocked Australian publishers’ pages from being viewed anywhere in the world. Photo: Reuters Facebook dew international attention last week when it barred Australian users from viewing and sharing news content and blocked Australian publishers’ pages from being viewed anywhere in the world. Photo: Reuters
Facebook dew international attention last week when it barred Australian users from viewing and sharing news content and blocked Australian publishers’ pages from being viewed anywhere in the world. Photo: Reuters
Australia

Facebook ‘re-friends’ Australia, reversing news ban after government amends proposed media code

  • The tech firm struck a last-minute deal with the Morrison administration that will allow it to show its support for journalism before being forced to pay for news content
  • Analysts say both sides can claim a win, with Facebook avoiding enforced arbitration but Canberra emboldening other countries’ bids to regulate big tech

Topic |   Australia
Facebook dew international attention last week when it barred Australian users from viewing and sharing news content and blocked Australian publishers’ pages from being viewed anywhere in the world. Photo: Reuters Facebook dew international attention last week when it barred Australian users from viewing and sharing news content and blocked Australian publishers’ pages from being viewed anywhere in the world. Photo: Reuters
Facebook dew international attention last week when it barred Australian users from viewing and sharing news content and blocked Australian publishers’ pages from being viewed anywhere in the world. Photo: Reuters
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