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language | Updated: 23 Feb 2021, 06:23:00 PM

Melbourne, Feb 23 (Language) Social media giant Facebook has announced the resumption of its news service in Australia. Facebook has entered into an amended agreement with the Government of Australia on the ‘Media Bargaining’ Act relating to the news distribution deal of news media establishments. The law relates to technology companies paying for news content. Disputes over payments to news organizations to share journalism-related content increased last week. Facebook prohibits people of Australia from sharing news articles etc.

Melbourne, Feb 23 (Language) Social media giant Facebook has announced the resumption of its news service in Australia. Facebook has entered into an amended agreement with the Government of Australia on the ‘Media Bargaining’ Act relating to the news distribution deal of news media establishments. The law relates to technology companies paying for news content. Disputes over payments to news organizations to share journalism-related content increased last week. Facebook prohibited the people of Australia from sharing news articles etc. Due to this, many government pages and announcements and alerts on COVID-19 were also blocked, due to which the company faced a lot of criticism. The historical media bargaining law of the Australian Government is also known as ‘The Code’. It has not yet been passed in Parliament. Australian Government Finance Minister Josh Freudenberg on Tuesday discussed in detail the issue with Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg. Freudenberg said, “Facebook has again befriended Australia.” Australia’s news will be re-inserted on Facebook’s platform. In addition, the social media company has assured to interact positively with Australian news media companies. “Freudenberg was quoted as saying by Zuckerberg,” Facebook will enter into personal commercial agreements with news publishers and with many parties about this. Negotiations are in the advanced stage.

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