Turkey implemented a new law which requires social media sites that are accessed over a million times per day in Turkey to hire a local representative or face stiff penalties.
Popularity of the American far-right-friendly social media platform had skyrocketed after US presidential election 2020, but it was forced offline after Capitol Hill siege.
Facebook says it will assign a legal entity in Turkey in a bid to comply with legislation enacted last year by the country.
GDP of the world's second biggest economy grew 2.3 percent in 2020, making the Asian giant the only major economy in the world to avoid a contraction last year.
When Trump incited his followers to storm the US Capitol, then continued to tweet ominous messages, the resulting risk to public safety created an “extraordinary and untenable circumstance” for the company, according to Jack Dorsey.
It is unusual for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to formally demand a recall. Automakers typically voluntarily agree to a recall if sought in discussions by regulators.
President Erdogan says social media companies are not complying with court rulings in Turkey against accounts found to support terrorism.
The decision was in response to local, state and federal officials asking people not to travel to Washington, DC.
WhatsApp laid out fresh terms last week, asking users to agree to let owner Facebook collect aspects of user data, sparking outrage.
The tariffs come as part of a 16-year trade battle over aircraft subsidies that turned increasingly sour under the protectionist instincts of the Trump administration.
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