• Facebook Agrees To Restore News In Australia After Government Makes Amendments To Proposed Law

    2 days ago - By Forbes

    Facebook said the Australian government has agreed to make several amendments to its proposed media bargaining code.
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  • Facebook reverses its Australian news ban and restores news pages

    Facebook reverses its Australian news ban and restores news pages

    2 days ago - By Business Insider

    Summary List Placement After a few days of negotiations, Facebook has announced it will restore Australia's access to news pages following changes in the country's media code.
    At issue was a provision in the country's proposed News Media and Digital Platforms Mandatory Bargaining Code which would force platforms like Google and Facebook to pay news sites for their content. It would also require the platforms to give advance notice about shifts in their algorithms.
    "It's about a fair go for Australian news media businesses, it's about ensuring that we have increased competition, increased...
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  • Facebook to restore news sharing in Australia after government amends proposed law

    2 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    Facebook said it will begin restoring news sharing to Australian users' feeds in “the coming days” after reaching an agreement with the country's government. The social media giant made the drastic move of restricting news content in Australia last Wednesday after a dispute over a proposed media bargaining code that is expected to be voted into law soon. The code would have forced Facebook, and other major tech companies like Google, to make revenue-sharing agreements with publishers for content posted to their social media platforms.
    Facebook restricts users in Australia from sharing or...
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  • Facebook says it will lift its Australian news ban soon

    Facebook says it will lift its Australian news ban soon

    2 days ago - By Stl Today

    CANBERRA, Australia - Facebook said on Tuesday it will lift its ban on Australians sharing news after a deal was struck with Australia's government on legislation that would make digital giants pay for journalism.
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  • Australia says Facebook will lift its Australian news ban

    2 days ago - By Chron

    CANBERRA, Australia - Australia's government announced on Tuesday that Facebook has agreed to lift its ban on Australians sharing news after a deal was struck on legislation that would make digital giants pay for journalism.
    Treasurer Josh Frydenberg and Facebook confirmed in statements that they had reached agreement on amendments to proposed legislation that would make the social network and Google pay for news that they feature.
    Facebook blocked Australian users from accessing and sharing news last week after the House of Representatives passed the draft law late Wednesday.
    The Senate...
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  • Australia's government says Facebook had agreed to lift its news ban after reaching a deal on legislation

    2 days ago - By Stl Today

    CANBERRA, Australia - Australia's government says Facebook had agreed to lift its news ban after reaching a deal on legislation.
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  • Facebook Strikes Deal to Restore News Sharing in Australia

    2 days ago - By NY Times

    The agreement means users and publishers in Australia can once again share links to news articles, after Facebook had blocked the practice last week.
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  • Facebook, Australia reach deal to restore news pages after shutdown

    2 days ago - By Washington Post

    Facebook agreed to restore news pages after said it had reached a favorable deal with the Australian government late Monday.
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