Facebook’s push into Asia-Pacific runs into political hurdles

Facebook’s push into Asia-Pacific runs into political hurdles

Hannah Murphy and John Reed, Financial Times – 6 January 2021

Mark Zuckerberg managed to conquer the west in building his Facebook empire, however now that the growth in usage of the social media platform in this region has flattened out, he has set his sights on the APAC region. Penetrating this market has not been easy though, with the company having to tip-toe around autocratic government regimes, political speech and human rights issues. This FT article explains the political hurdles Facebook has been met with in its attempts to expand its reach in Asia. Read the full article here.

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