45 media and media rights organisations urge Facebook not to implement its planned News Feed modification in Myanmar as it threatens to reduce people’s access to reliable news and lead to the spread of disinformation. In early 2021, Facebook began modifying its algorithms in specific
To mark one year since the military banned Facebook in Myanmar, join us in a discussion on the “digital coup”. The event will hear from four speakers from different sectors each with an expert understanding of the topic: Khoe Reh – the Head of Myanmar
The military’s new draft Cyber Security Law repeats the repressive provisions of previous drafts and adds more, seriously threatening the safety and security of Myanmar’s digital space. The military has circulated a newly revised draft Cyber Security Law to a few stakeholders requesting any feedback
FEM has sent a submission to the Facebook Oversight Board which is hearing an appeal against the removal of a Myanmar language post for alleged “hate speech”. The post was published and removed during the coup. The Oversight Board has since over-ruled Facebook, deciding that
Nine months after Myanmar CSOs wrote to Mark Zuckerberg raising concerns about content moderation, what has changed? What positive steps have been taken and what negative ones? What should happen next? This is just one session at the Myanmar Digital Rights Forum, 18-19 January in Yangon.