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Newley Purnell / Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Facebook staff are raising concerns internally over allowing Chinese propaganda ads about Xinjiang, as Facebook awaits UN's response to the situation   —  Workers express concerns internally about advertisements and content by Beijing promoting message that mostly Muslim ethnic minorities in the region are thriving
Apr 2, 2021, 10:05 AMIn context
Taylor Hatmaker / TechCrunch:
Facebook says it has disrupted a network of China-based hackers using its platform to target the Uyghur community abroad and draw them to malicious websites   —  Facebook on Wednesday announced new actions to disrupt a network of China-based hackers leveraging the platform to compromise targets in the Uyghur community.
Mar 24, 2021, 2:12 PMIn context
Jackie Snow / New York Times:
Amazon, Facebook, others work to make e-commerce livestreaming popular in the US, chasing a trend seen in China, where livestreaming drives ~9% of online sales   —  Amazon Live is a prominent example of how interactive video shopping, popularized by TV networks like QVC, has moved online.
Mar 15, 2021, 5:00 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Filing: Facebook pulls out of the Hong Kong-Americas undersea fiber project amid US pressure, after putting its Pacific Light Cable Network on hold in August   —  China-California link is latest in a string of cables project derailed by pressure from U.S. national-security officials
Mar 10, 2021, 6:55 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
Satya Nadella says social media platforms need clear laws to govern which accounts should be removed instead of making free speech decisions themselves   —  U.S. technology companies should be ready to face greater global competition—including from China, Nadella says
Feb 10, 2021, 12:05 PMIn context
BBC:
Facebook's Oversight Board details its first six cases, from 20K submitted, opens them to public comment, and announces the appointment of five more trustees   —  Facebook's Oversight Board has chosen its first batch of cases to review.  —  All involve decisions originally made by the platform to remove user content.
Dec 1, 2020, 10:00 AMIn context
Bloomberg:
Tuber browser, which let Chinese users access banned services like YouTube and Facebook, has been blocked and removed from China's third-party Android stores   —  - Service required registration with mobile phone numbers  —  One Chinese app briefly gave the country's internet users access …
Oct 10, 2020, 11:30 PMIn context
Rita Liao / TechCrunch:
Qihoo 360 launches a browser on China's third-party Android stores that gives access to banned services like YouTube, but users must register with personal info   —  China now has a tool that lets users access YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google and other internet services …
Oct 10, 2020, 4:05 PMIn context
New York Times:
Facebook removes accounts, groups, and Pages tied to China that posted about US politics; the network was followed by fewer than 3,000 US accounts   —  The social media campaign was small but targeted all sides of the debate.  Officials said Beijing had not decided whether to wade more directly in the American presidential race.
Sep 22, 2020, 8:05 PMIn context
Taylor Hatmaker / TechCrunch:
Graphika: fake Chinese account network taken down by Facebook used AI-generated faces, an increasingly common tactic meant to evade detection   —  Facebook removed two networks of fake accounts spreading government propaganda on the platform Tuesday, one originating in China and one in the Philippines.
Sep 22, 2020, 6:40 PMIn context

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