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Facebook temporarily blocked in Myanmar after military coup – Source CNET Tech


Facebook is under more pressure to combat misinformation that could incite violence in countries like Myanmar.

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Facebook and other services the social media giant owns are being temporarily blocked in Myanmar after the country’s military seized power in a coup earlier this week, according to a report by internet monitoring service NetBlocks on Wednesday.

NetBlocks said state-run internet service provider MPT and telecommunications company Telenor Myanmar restricted Facebook and several apps the company owns, including photo-service Instagram and messaging…

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