Facebook’s troubles stir debate over internet control and whether Beijing may have a point in keeping social media giant out

//Facebook’s troubles stir debate over internet control and whether Beijing may have a point in keeping social media giant out

Facebook’s troubles stir debate over internet control and whether Beijing may have a point in keeping social media giant out

Facebook’s recent service outage and allegations by a whistle-blower that the US social media giant puts “astronomical profits before people” have seen some tech commentators praise Beijing’s tighter grip on the internet, including its ban on many foreign online services and steps to restrict algorithms.The Chinese government has not made any public comment on this week’s outage at Facebook, which resulted in its vast family of apps including WhatsApp and Instagram, grinding to a halt for hours…

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