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Facebook removes main page of Myanmar military for ‘incitement of violence’ – ABC News

Facebook has come under heavy criticism for failing to contain online hate campaigns in Myanmar, despite having banned army chief Min Aung Hlaing — now the military…

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Facebook has deleted the main page of the Myanmar military, citing its standards prohibiting the incitement of violence, a day after two protesters were killed when police opened fire at a demonstration against the February 1 coup.
Key points:

  • The Myanmar military’s so-called True News page on Facebook has been removed for “coordinating harm”
  • Facebook has long faced scrutiny in Myanmar for failing to contain hate campaigns online
  • Australia says it is “saddened” by the death of a protester and is “reviewing”…

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