Fb points first correction discover at Singapore’s request


FILE PHOTO: Silhouettes of laptop computer customers are seen subsequent to a display projection of Fb brand on this image illustration taken March 28, 2018. Information/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photograph

SINGAPORE (Information) – Fb issued its first correction discover on a person’s put up on the request of the Singapore authorities on Saturday, in response to the discover seen by Information.

The federal government mentioned on Friday that it ordered Fb to publish a correction on a person’s social media put up underneath a brand new “faux information” legislation, elevating contemporary questions on how the corporate will adhere to authorities requests to control content material.

“Fb is legally required to inform you that the Singapore authorities says this put up has false data,” the discover mentioned.

The correction discover was embedded on the backside of the unique put up with none alterations to the textual content.

Reporting by Fathin Ungku; Enhancing by Raju Gopalakrishnan