• WHAT HAPPENS WHEN FACEBOOK BANS NEWS SITES AND PAGES

    Facebook Bans News Sites

    What happens when Facebook bans news sites and pages (and a bunch of non-news sites get caught up in the restrictions)? As you probably know by now, under the cover of darkness on Wednesday 17th February 2021, Facebook restricted Australian news media pages including all newspaper publications, all the free-to-air TV channel news pages (SBS, ABC, 7, 9, 10), and every other news outlet in existence. Not just Australian-based news either – news from all over the world! What you may not know is that hundreds of other pages have been caught up in the ban that are not classified as traditional news media pages. Prime examples: RealEstate.com.au and Domain.com.au…