• Facebook reportedly builds censorship tool to re-enter China

    Facebook reportedly builds censorship tool to re-enter China

    Facebook has developed technology that could finally make its service palatable to Chinese authorities, who have blocked it since 2009.

    The social network giant has quietly built a tool for blocking certain posts from showing up in feeds of users in some regions, according to a report from the New York Times, citing anonymous sources. CEO Mark Zuckerberg is reportedly a strong supporter of the tool, which could be used to censor politically sensitive content in China.

    Facebook would delegate control over […]