Science/High-Tech

Facebook to invest in Australia's news industry

After a heated argument with the Australian government which led to the social media company blocking Australian news pages on its platform, Facebook has decided to invest up to $1 billion in installments in the Australian news industry.  Facebook follows Google's previous 1billion investment in the news industry. More tech companies are under fire from governments worldwide over their business practices and the rampant spread of false information on their platforms. Canada is allegedly considering creating a bill similar to the one drafted by the Australian government.   Australian news pages... Learn more...