Facebook parent company Meta threatens to pull news from platform in California if journalism bill passes

Posted on AllSides June 1st, 2023
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Facebook and Instagram parent company Meta said it will stop providing news articles on their platforms for users in California if they are required to pay news outlets a fee under a journalism proposal in the state legislature. Democratic lawmakers introduced the "California Journalism Preservation Act" in March. It would require large online platforms like Facebook and Google to pay a usage fee to eligible news publishers every month taken from the ad revenue they generate on the platform. News outlets would also be required to spend 70% of that...

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