Myanmar to Punish Facebook Users for Posting Fake Govt Order

NAYPYITAW—The Myanmar government will take harsh legal action against the Facebook users who first posted a fake government order to detain those who disrupted the Facebook page of State Counselor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi. According to the fake order, the State Counselor’s page had received disrespectful memes and messages. But government spokesman U Zaw […]

AI has started cleaning up Facebook, but can it finish?

IN THE EARLY hours of Aug. 25, 2017, a ragged insurgent group from Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslim minority attacked military outposts in the country’s northwest, killing 12 people. Security forces quickly retaliated with a campaign of village burning and mass killings that lasted weeks. As Rohingya died by the thousands, Myanmar’s military leaders took to Facebook. […]