Facebook targets ‘dangerous’ armed groups in latest Myanmar bans

FILE PHOTO: A Facebook panel is seen during the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, in Cannes, France, June 20, 2018. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard

YANGON (Reuters) – Facebook has banned four insurgent groups fighting against Myanmar’s military from its social network, the company said on Tuesday, saying it wanted to prevent offline harm by removing groups it branded “dangerous organisations”. The U.S.-based social media giant says it has removed hundreds of accounts, pages and groups for links to Myanmar’s […]

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