Facebook to Restore News Content in Australia in the ‘Coming Days’

Facebook has reversed its decision to block the sharing of news content in Australia.

“After further discussions with the Australian government, we have come to an agreement that will allow us to support the publishers we choose to, including small and local publishers. We’re restoring news on Facebook in Australia in the coming days,” Campbell Brown, VP of global news partnerships at Facebook, said in a statement Monday night.

The recent restriction was in response to Australia’s proposed law that would force internet platforms to pay for news content. Facebook and Google, which serve up more than half of digital advertising in the country, both say that the legislation is

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