Report: Mark Zuckerberg is so desperate to get Facebook into China, he supports censoring news

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Facebook’s wants to connect the world, even more of it than the 1.79 billion people—or more than half the global population—it’s already reaching every month.

But there’s an entire nation unable to share or react to posts: China, which has blocked Facebook, its associated sites, and its apps.

But on Tuesday, a New York Times report revealed that Facebook’s been working on ways to move past that that ban—one of which involves censoring news: A tool that would prevent posts from showing up in a particular geographic region, which according to current and former Facebook employees (who spoke on condition of anonymity to the Times) the company already has.  Read more…

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Source: Mashable

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