Furious Aussies React To “Zero Warning” Facebook Ban On News Content
What Facebook has blocked in Australia so far:

  • All news media (local and global)
  • Health authorities (and their pandemic/vaccine updates)
  • Police and emergency services
  • Weather bureau (during bushfire/flood season)
  • Domestic violence helpline
  • Politicians’ accounts

FB has said “government pages should not be impacted” and will be re-instated. Some of the other non-news orgs hit:

  • Fire services
  • Universities
  • Charities
  • Unions
  • State transport networks
  • Major retail shops
  • City councils
  • Energy companies
  • Sporting groups

Whatever you think about FB, this is likely to escalate