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Facebook to ‘save face’ with new measures

Facebook yesterday announced that it would update its Terms of Service from October 1 to enable them to remove or restrict access to the users’ content, services or information.

Posting a Facebook notification to all users it said, “We also can remove or restrict access to your content, services or information if we determine that doing so is reasonably necessary to avoid or mitigate adverse legal or regulatory impacts to Facebook”.

Facebook explaining what can be shared or done in its platform said, “We want people to use Facebook to express themselves and to share content that is important to them, but not at the expense of the safety and well-being of others or the integrity of our community”. Facebook is the most popular social media network in Sri Lanka. As per the available statistics, there were 6.4 million Facebook users in Sri Lanka in January this year, and it was 30.6 per cent of the entire population.