18 Feb 2021

Australians banned from accessing news content on Facebook

From Checkpoint, 5:47 pm on 18 February 2021

Facebook has banned Australians from sharing or viewing any local news content on its platform.

The drastic move follows the federal government's proposed legislation that would force companies like Facebook and Google to pay for the content they share on their sites.

Our Worldwatch reporter Perlina Lau has more.