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Report: Mark Zuckerberg personally approved censorship of Facebook posts critical of Vietnam’s government

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg personally bowed to the Vietnamese government’s demand that his company’s social media platform censor “anti-state” posts, according to a new report. 

Censorship: In late 2020, Zuckerberg agreed to censor posts from anti-government critics in Vietnam following the threat of their government’s ruling Communist Party to take down Facebook in the country, reported The Washington Post.

Taiwanese Hacker Backs Out on Threat of Deleting Mark Zuckerberg’s Profile in Livestream

An independent white hat hacker from Taiwan is backing down from his earlier claim that he would delete Mark Zuckerberg’s own Facebook page and broadcast it live on Sunday.

Chang Chi-yuan, a minor celebrity at home with over 26,000 Facebook followers, announced his endeavor on his account earlier this week, saying he would take down the billionaire’s account at 6 p.m. local time.

Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan are Expecting Another Baby

Mark Zuckerberg and wife Priscilla Chan are expecting their second baby, and what better way to make an announcement than by posting it on Facebook.

The Facebook founder joyfully announced that the couple will be having another “Zuckerbaby.” According to ABC News, the 32-year-old billionaire shared the good news to his followers on Facebook and Instagram via a heartfelt post, along with a couple of old photos of him and Priscilla when they were still kids.

Facebook Now Has More Active Users in Asia Than the U.S.

With nearly 396 million people across Asia on Facebook, the continent is now the largest region when it comes to daily active users, according to new data released Thursday by the social network.

Facebook continues to explode on the continent as the company sees a 57% spike in users over the past two years, surpassing social network usage and growth anywhere else in the world.

Facebook is Trying Extremely Hard to Get into China and China is Like ‘Nah’

Facebook has been trying to make a comeback in China following an earlier ban that ceased its operations. Unfortunately, it seems to face complicated circumstances every time an opportunity to return comes.

Alongside Twitter, Facebook was blocked in 2009 when the Chinese government blamed social media for ethnic unrest. According to local reports, riot leaders in the Muslim-dominated Xinjiang region used social networks to cause tension.

Mark Zuckerberg Tries Making Dumplings For Chinese New Year, Fails Miserably

Dumplings, or “Jiǎozi”, is a Chinese staple dish with over 1,800 years of history. Traditionally they are eaten on Chinese New year’s Eve, which symbolizes wealth. Locals say that the more you eat it, the more money to come in the year ahead.

This year, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg decided to join in on the festivities with his wife Priscilla Chan and make dumplings with her.