Here’s why Facebook users in Australia can’t see news in their News Feed anymore
Facebook said today that it won’t let publishers in Australia post their content on its platform, which means people in the country won’t be able to see or share news and other kinds of articles from outlets there. This move comes after Australia proposed a law that required big tech — especially Facebook and Google […]
Facebook restricts publishers, users in Australia from sharing news content
Facebook Inc will block news content from being read and shared in its news feed in Australia, drawing a line in the sand against a proposed Australian law that would require it and Alphabet Inc’s Google to pay the country's news publishers for content.
Facebook restricts publishers, users in Australia from sharing news content
Move comes as Google reaches global deal with News Corp on subscription platform
Facebook restricts publishers, users in Australia from sharing news content
Feb 17 (Reuters) - Facebook Inc will block news content from being read and shared in its news feed in Australia, drawing a line in the sand against a proposed Australian law that would require it and Alphabet Inc’s Google to pay the country's news publishers for content.
Why Facebook blocked all news content in Australia — and why Google didn't
Here's what you need to know about Australia's media code — an effort to make social media companies pay publishers that could echo around the world.
Facebook blocks news content in Australia: What's behind the move?
Australia's proposed media law, which wants to make internet giants pay news organisations is for their content, is creating all sorts of issues for Google and Facebook. On Thursday, Facebook bloc
Facebook pulls news content for Australia
Will restrict sharing and viewing of Aussie and international news.
Facebook restricts publishers in Australia from sharing and viewing news content
Announcement made on Wednesday
Facebook to restrict sharing of news content in Australia
Australian politicians are considering forcing digital businesses to reach paid-for-news agreements with media companies.
Facebook Blocks All News In and From Australia
Facebook said Wednesday that it would no longer allow Australian publishers to share news on Facebook or allow Australian people to view or share international news sources. From a report: The change comes as Australia prepares to pass a law that would require companies like Facebook and Google to p...
Why Facebook was right to block Australian news content
The Australian government's demands on tech giants are unjustified and anti-competition. Now Facebook has called their bluff.
Facebook pulls Australian news content from site
Feb. 17 (UPI) -- Facebook will no longer allow Australian users and news organizations to post links to news articles on the social media platform, the California-based tech company said Wednesday.
In Australia, Facebook News is no more. Here's where to turn for trusted information
Information is everywhere, right? Well, here in Australia, we now have one less source of news information at our fingertips.
Facebook's news ban in Australia: everything you need to know
Facebook's controversial move to block news for its Australian users has caused shockwaves around the world. Here's what you need to know.
Facebook has banned news in Australia
In response to proposed laws on payments for content, Facebook has restricted Australians from sharing or viewing all news on its platform.
Why Facebook banned (and then unbanned) news in Australia
A law that would require some tech companies to pay news publishers is making waves around the world.
Facebook blocks news in Australia in fight over payments to publishers
Facebook’s decision stops users globally from sharing articles from Australian publishers, threatening to cut off one of the most widely used ways for millions to access information online.
Facebook won't let users in Australia share news
Facebook said Wednesday that people and publishers in Australia cannot share and view news from local and international outlets. The announcement is a response to proposed legislation in Australia that would force tech platforms to pay news publishers for content.
Facebook to restrict news sharing in Australia
Facebook has said it would restrict news content sharing in Australia, refusing to bend to a regulatory push that would force the social media giant to share revenue with news outlets.
Facebook blocks news-sharing in Australia
Facebook said Wednesday it is banning Australian users from reading or sharing news on its platform. The stunning announcement, which came just hours after News Corp. and Google unveiled an
Coming bill would allow U.S. news publishers to team up when negotiating with Facebook, Google
Social media companies use news to attract customers and have been accused by news publishers of not sharing enough advertising revenue with them.
Facebook drops Australia news feed
Facebook blocked publishers and users in Australia from viewing and sharing news on its site, ...
Facebook’s Australia news ban is the best decision it’s ever made
Facebook and Google are giant advertising platforms, not tenets of an open web. It’s time to start treating them as such
Shockwaves worldwide as Facebook turns off the news for Australia
WASHINGTON, Feb 19 — Facebook’s stunning decision to turn off the news for Australia highlights a long-troubled role for the US tech giant which stumbled into the news business and has grown into one of its most powerful forces. The announcement by Facebook, defying Australia’s efforts to...
Shockwaves worldwide after Facebook turns off the news for Australia
Facebook's stunning decision to turn off the news for Australia highlights a long-troubled role for the U.S. tech giant which stumbled into the news business and has grown into one of its most powerful forces. The announcement by Facebook, defying Australia's efforts to impose a payment scheme for media featured…
Shockwaves worldwide as Facebook turns off the news for Australia
Facebook's stunning decision to turn off the news for Australia highlights a long-troubled role for the US tech giant which stumbled into the news business and has grown into one of its most powerful ...
How you can find our news during Facebook's ban
Facebook might have blocked our content, but there are still plenty of ways to find our trusted news.
Facebook blocks users from sharing news in Australia
The social network also says users worldwide won't be allowed to view or share content from Australian news publishers.
Facebook will block Australian users and publishers from sharing news links in response to new bill
Facebook is getting out of the Australia news game.
Facebook’s move to block news content in Australia could do more harm to the tech giant
The ban was a direct response to the country’s legislation that requires digital platforms to pay news media companies whose content they host.
Facebook Has Blocked News Sharing on All Its Platforms in Australia
In a drastic move, Facebook has decided to stand up against the Australian government's media code called controversial by many outlets. Facebook's decision has annoyed that they are blocking publishers and people in Australia from sharing and viewing more content on its platform. Facebook Will Not Allow Any News Sharing on its Platforms in Australia […]
While Facebook blocks Australia media content, Google is doing the opposite
Facebook has blocked the whole of Australia from sharing or viewing local and international news content, due to a proposed legislation that would make social media platforms pay Australian media for links shared on its sites. However, Google’s decision on the matter greatly contrasts Facebook’s reaction.
Facebook Says Australia 'Fundamentally Misunderstands' Company's Relationship to News: Bans ALL Australian News Posts
Facebook says that Australia "fundamentally misunderstand's" the company's relationship to news and bans all news posts. Facebook says they sent 5.1 billion free referrals to Australian publishers.
Facebook blocks news content in Australia as it blasts proposed law
The move, announced in a blog post on Wednesday, represents a divergence in responses among the big tech giants under attack by news publishers
Facebook bans all Australian news media sharing
Facebook has responded to proposed Australian media bargaining legislation with blanket bans on Australian content that are now rolling out across its social media platform. Currently, Covid and bushfire information sites are among the blocked content.
Facebook blocks news in Australia in major row over paying for content
Facebook has announced it will be restricting publishers and users in Australia from sharing news articles on its platform.
Facebook is removing the ability to share and view news content in Australia
Facebook will now block users and publishers in Australia from sharing and viewing Australian and international content. Elsewhere, sharing content from Australian publishers is also prohibited.
Facebook blocks users in Australia from finding or sharing news
Facebook said Wednesday that people and publishers in Australia cannot share and view news from local and international outlets.
Will Facebook's Australia news ban prompt more regulation?
There's been outrage from politicians and publishers, after Facebook decided to block news content for users in Australia. But will the standoff lead to more regulation? Also in the show: following a…
Facebook goes nuclear, banning all news posts in Australia
Facebook says Australia "fundamentally misunderstands" its relationship to news.
Facebook Bans News in Australia and I Feel Fine
As lawmakers in Australia continue to insist on moving forward with legislation to force Facebook to pay publishers for the right to link to their stories, the social network has decided to block users in the country from sharing or viewing news articles on its platform.
Facebook to restrict Australians from sharing or viewing news content
Facebook has announced that it will restrict publishers and people in Australia from sharing or viewing Australian and international news content in response to Australia’s proposed media bargaining laws.
Facebook Cuts Off News in Australia in Fight Over Payments
Facebook Inc. has started restricting the sharing of news on its service in Australia, defying a controversial proposed law that would require technology companies to pay publishers when their articles are posted by users.
Facebook Blocks News in Australia, Diverging With Google on Proposed Law
With Australia moving to make the tech companies pay for news, Facebook took a hard line, while Google has struck deals to pay publishers.
Exclusive: Facebook and Google could lose bargaining power under upcoming U.S. bill to help news outlets By Reuters
Exclusive: Facebook and Google could lose bargaining power under upcoming U.S. bill to help news outlets
Facebook Blocks Media, Users from Viewing or Sharing News in Australia
Facebook has blocked users in Australia from accessing or sharing news content on the platform. The move is in response to the country's proposed law to make tech giants pay from news content dissemin
Facebook news ban was a predictable move
Facebook’s decision to pull the plug on news was both foreshadowed and preventable.
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