The Washington Post, a leading US newspaper, reported that Facebook, a major IT company, had allowed the government to tighten censorship of posts that were critical of the government at the request of the Vietnamese government.

This was reported by the Washington Post on the 25th as a story of three people who responded to the interview on condition of anonymity.

In January this year, the Communist Party Convention was held in Vietnam once every five years to select the highest leadership.

According to the Washington Post, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, at the request of the Vietnamese government, allowed party leaders to tighten censorship of critical posts and gave them substantial control. is.

The Washington Post has criticized Facebook for accepting censorship, sticking to Vietnam's SNS market, which is said to exceed about 110 billion yen in Japanese yen.

However, it does not tell us exactly what kind of censorship was done, such as whether this deleted a particular post.

On Facebook, a former female employee filed a whistleblower alleging that the company was developing a children's version of Instagram, knowing the negative effects on children's mental health.

In the United States, 17 media outlets, such as the Associated Press, are increasingly enthusiastic about Facebook, with thousands of pages of internal documents allegedly obtained from the woman.