• Facebook to restore Australia news pages after deal on media law

    7 days ago - By Phys.org

    Facebook said Tuesday it will lift a contentious ban on Australian news pages, after the government agreed to amend a world-first law requiring tech giants to pay media companies.
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  • Facebook backtracks on Australian news ban after government negotiations

    Facebook backtracks on Australian news ban after government negotiations

    7 days ago - By TechRadar

    After facing significant backlash, Facebook says it will restore news content for Australian users.
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  • News on Facebook gets restored in Australia

    7 days ago - By Pocketnow

    A few days back, Facebook blocked publishers and residents from sharing news content in Australia. Facebook said that it would prioritize investments to other countries “as part of our plans to invest in new licensing news programs and experiences.” However, the company has published an update to its policy over sharing news content in Australia. The company says that it has reached an agreement with the Australian government.
    As a retaliation for Australia's proposed law to require Facebook and other tech platforms to pay news sources when articles are shared on their platform, the social...
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  • Facebook reverses ban on news pages in Australia

    7 days ago - By BBC

    Facebook will reverse a decision to block access to news content, Australia's government says.
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  • Facebook to restore news sharing in Australia after government amends proposed law

    7 days ago - By TechCrunch

    Facebook said it will begin restoring news sharing to Australian users' feeds in “the coming days” after reaching an agreement with the country's government. The social media giant made the drastic move of restricting news content in Australia last Wednesday after a dispute over a proposed media bargaining code that is expected to be voted into law soon. The code would have forced Facebook, and other major tech companies like Google, to make revenue-sharing agreements with publishers for content posted to their social media platforms.
    Facebook restricts users in Australia from sharing or...
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  • Facebook will reverse news block in Australia - CNET

    7 days ago - By CNET

    Following a five-day standoff with the Australian government, Facebook will soon return news to its platform Down Under.
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  • Facebook Strikes Deal to Restore News Sharing in Australia

    7 days ago - By NY Times

    The agreement means users and publishers in Australia can once again share links to news articles, after Facebook had blocked the practice last week.
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  • Facebook strikes a deal to bring news back to its News Feed in Australia

    Facebook strikes a deal to bring news back to its News Feed in Australia

    7 days ago - By The Next Web

    Facebook has reached an agreement with the Australian government and said it'll restore news links and pages on its platform in the coming days. This comes days after the social network barred all users and publishers in the country from posting or viewing news links, as new Australian laws required platforms like Facebook to pay publishers to display their content. While the company didn't give details on what steps it's taking, but it said it has reached an agreement with the government on making changes to the news code: After further discussions, we are satisfied that the Australian...
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  • Facebook budges, will reverse news block in Australia - CNET

    7 days ago - By CNET

    After a five-day standoff with the Australian government, Facebook is reportedly returning news to its platform Down Under.
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  • News to remerge on Facebook in Australia after deal struck with government

    7 days ago - By ZDnet

    It follows the social media giant waving its banhammer across anything considered 'news' on Thursday.
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  • Facebook will roll back its block on news posts in Australia

    7 days ago - By Engadget

    Just a few days after blocking Australian publishers and residents from sharing news content, Facebook has reversed the policy. Initially, Facebook claimed "We will now prioritize investments to other countries, as part of our plans to invest in...
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