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Facebook to lift Australia news ban, government announces

Facebook has agreed to lift its ban on news being shared and accessed on the platform in Australia, the government announced on Tuesday.

Facebook came under fire in Australia last week after it blocked the sharing or viewing of news links in the country. It had objected to the government’s attempts to pass a new law requiring social media giants to pay news providers for their content.

Read the full story here: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/australasia/facebook-australia-news-ban-lifted-b1805942.html

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