Facebook ban to lift but can we trust them again?

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The Facebook news ban is being lifted but what did the shutdown mean for small arts organisations and publishers who relied on the platform to build audiences?

Yesterday – almost as quickly as the ban was introduced – the Federal Government announced that Facebook ‘intends to restore Australian news pages in the coming days’ after amendments were made to the News Media and Digital Platforms Mandatory Bargaining Code. In short, Facebook’s news ban worked and the government responded to get pages back up.

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