May 29, 2018 6:38 am -

People in Papua New Guinea are set to find Facebook blocked over a month as the government plans to analyze the social network’s usage throughout the nation, local media has reported.

Speaking to the Papua New Guinea Post-Courier, Minister for Communications and Information Technology, Sam Basil, said that the hiatus would allow the country to weed out fake profiles and work out whether Papua New Guinea would be better served by its own social network. MORE…

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