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    Facebook bans all Myanmar military-linked accounts and ads

    United News of Bangladesh/AP. Yangon | Updated at 11:17am on February 25, 2021

    Social media giant Facebook announced Thursday it was banning all accounts linked to Myanmar’s military as well as ads from military-controlled companies in the wake...

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    Australia passes landmark law requiring tech firms to pay for news

    Agence France-Presse . Sydney | Updated at 10:16am on February 25, 2021

    Australia’s parliament passed landmark legislation on Thursday requiring global digital giants to pay for local news content, in a move closely watched around the world....

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    Facebook to lift contentious ban on Australian news pages

    Agence France-Presse . Sydney | Updated at 02:47pm on February 23, 2021

    Facebook said on Tuesday that it would lift a contentious ban on Australian news pages, after the government agreed to amend a world-first law requiring...

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    Australia health dept not to advertise on Facebook anymore

    Agence France-Presse . Sydney | Updated at 10:54am on February 22, 2021

    Australia’s health department will no longer advertise on Facebook, it had announced, the latest escalation of the government’s feud with the social media giant, which...

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    Facebook shuts down Myanmar army ‘True News’ page

    Agence France-Presse .Bangkok | Updated at 11:44am on February 21, 2021

    A Facebook page run by the Myanmar junta’s ‘True News’ information service was kicked off the platform Sunday after the tech giant accused it of...

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    Australia, Facebook in talks over sweeping news ban

    Agence France-Presse . Sydney | Updated at 10:16pm on February 19, 2021

    Australia and Facebook held high-stakes talks Friday after the social media giant sparked global outrage by blacking out news for its Australian users, as Canberra...

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    Httpool to support e-commerce businesses growth

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:49pm on February 18, 2021

    Httpool, Facebook authorised sales partner, conducted a virtual knowledge sharing session with the e-Commerce Association of Bangladesh to support e-business owners in the country. The...

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    Australia govt criticises ‘heavy-handed’ Facebook news ban

    Agence France-Presse . Sydney | Updated at 11:04am on February 18, 2021

    Australia’s government said on Thursday that Facebook was ‘heavy-handed’ and ‘wrong’ for introducing an unprecedented local ban on sharing news in response to pending legislation...

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    Facebook, YouTube requested to remove Al Jazeera report: BTRC

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 07:49pm on February 17, 2021

    The Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission has requested Facebook and YouTube authorities to remove an Al Jazeera television video documentary hours after High Court asked the...

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    Google, Facebook close in on deals with Australian media

    Agence France-Presse. Sydney | Updated at 12:24pm on February 15, 2021

    Google and Facebook are ‘very close’ to deals with major Australian media to pay for news, a top government official said Monday, as the tech...