In Sri Lanka, Facebook Contends With Shutdown After Mob Violence by VINDU GOEL, HARI KUMAR and SHEERA FRENKEL


By VINDU GOEL, HARI KUMAR and SHEERA FRENKEL

Sri Lanka blocked access to the social network to help stem mob violence directed at its Muslim minority. Facebook said it was cooperating with the government.

Published: March 7, 2018 at 02:00PM

from NYT Technology https://www.nytimes.com/2018/03/08/technology/sri-lanka-facebook-shutdown.html?partner=IFTTT
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