Facebook to Allow Australian News Back on Platform After Government Concedes Profit-Sharing Fight

Facebook will reverse its ban on Australian news sources after reaching an agreement with Australian lawmakers, the company announced Tuesday.

“We have come to an agreement that will allow us to support the publishers we choose to, including small and local publishers,” said Campbell Brown, Facebook’s vice president of news partnerships. “We’re restoring news on Facebook in Australia in the coming days.”

Last week, the company banned Australian publishers and prohibited users from sharing links
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