In clampdown on hate speech, social media giant says it targets account owners’ behavior, rather than specific content
Police in Vietnam have issued an arrest warrant for an activist accused of trying to overthrow the state by posting pro-democracy materials on Facebook.
There is little evidence that the government was involved, but the damage to the democratic transition has been done.
Less than 48 hours after he was ejected from Facebook, Sen-Gen. Min Aung Hlaing has 2,000 followers on Russia’s VKontakte platform.
Bans draw mixed responses; gov’t insists it had no part in the decision and looks to dispel any misunderstanding that could harm national reconciliation.
Facebook shut down the account just hours after the release of a UNHRC report calling for military leaders to be investigated for crimes against humanity.
Kofi Annan told Facebook that it should consider establishing a special team to respond more quickly to threats of sectarian violence in high-risk countries.
Local groups say Facebook CEO’s assurances are not sufficient, given country’s complex and unique characteristics
"This was a major breach of trust. I'm really sorry this happened. We have a basic responsibility to protect people's data," Zuckerberg said.