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Facebook News Ban of Media and Government for Australians


I’ve been covering new media bargaining code in my Monday Social Media News lives, multicast at 10:45am Sydney time on Facebook, YouTube, Twitter/Periscope and LinkedIn Live but today the other shoe dropped. #FacebookNewsBan !!!

In my livestream I cover how Facebook already pays Media, that the mandatory part is paying for people seeing a headline and thumbnail in their newsfeed?!, why Government is banned on Facebook (spoiler alert: they listed their own Pages as news/media?!)? and I try not to rant about how Murdoch’s own investments including in Bing are driving this agenda.

Resources on Facebook News Ban

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If you walk by, kerching!

You can watch my Social Media News (Australia) live at 10:45am on Monday mornings and my Lecture Series: Social Media live on Thursdays at 1pm (currently on Universities and Colleges) on a social media platform where I’m not media-blocked 😛

Laurel Papworth

Named by Forbes™ Magazine in the Top 50 Social Media Influencers globally, named Head of Industry, Social Media (Marketing Magazine™) and in the Power150 Media bloggers (AdAge™). CERT IV Training and Assessment certified trainer (Diplomas and Certificates etc) Adult Education. Laurel has manager Facebook Pages for Junior Masterchef, Idol, Big Brother etc. and have consulted on private online communities for banks Westpac, not for profits UNHCR & governments in SE Asia. Lecturer, social media, University of Sydney for 10 years and Laurel has 11,000 online students. Laurel Papworth personally connects to 6 million followers online and has taught around 100,000 people in the last 10 years how to be social media managers.

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