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Facebook Finally Bans Myanmar Military After Feb. 1 Coup

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Facebook finally banned the military in Myanmar, known as Tatmadaw, from the social media platform several weeks after the military staged a coup that toppled the democratically elected government. The ban on the country’s military includes Instagram, which is owned by Facebook. Read more.

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Myanmar's New Government Blocks Facebook After Military Coup

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Myanmar’s new government has ordered internet providers in the country to block Facebook in an attempt to quell dissent following a successful military coup earlier this week, according to internet-monitoring service NetBlocks and internet company Telenor Myanmar. Read more.

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Why Are People in Myanmar Doing the Hunger Games Three-Finger Salute?

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Medical staff at Yangon General Hospital in Myanmar posed for a group photo on Wednesday, raising three fingers in a salute of resistance after Aung San Suu Kyi, the civilian leader of the country, was ousted in a military coup on Monday. Read more.

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Rohingya Sue Meta for $150 Billion Over Facebook's Alleged Role in Myanmar Genocide

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For years now, reports have emerged of Myanmar’s military using Facebook as a key tool in its ongoing slaughter of the country’s Muslim Rohingya population. Investigations have found the platform’s been openly used to incite vicious rumors and organize planned attacks on the Rohingya, whose lives have been thrown into … Read more.

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Facebook to Restrict Content From Myanmar's Military Government Following Coup

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Facebook has pledged to restrict the widespread distribution of content from Myanmar’s military regime following a successful coup that toppled the democratically elected government on Feb. The pledge comes from a new blog post at Facebook’s website that seems to implicitly acknowledge the potential for… Read more.

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Bagan Temple

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Teleporting You to Bagan Temple in Myanmar with Merged XR. Bagan is an ancient city and a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the Mandalay Region of Myanmar. From the 9th to 13th centuries, the city was the capital of the Pagan Kingdom, the first kingdom that unified the regions that would later constitute Myanmar.

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7 Companies That Changed Names Because Their Brands Had Problems

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The social media giant’s brand has become toxic after years of scandals, from the Cambridge Analytica data debacle to helping promote violence in Myanmar. Facebook has plans to change its name as soon as next week , according to a new report from the Verge , and it’s no surprise why. Read more.

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