Online News Act comes after more than 450 news outlets closed in Canada since 2008 as digital platforms took over the space.
India's government has invoked "emergency powers" and banned the channels for allegedly posting fake news.
Australia's consumer protection commission has accused Meta of "false, misleading or deceptive conduct" in breach of consumer or securities laws.
Global tech giant Meta bends its rules regarding violent speech on its platforms, allowing statements like "death to Russian invaders" in reaction to Moscow's assault on Ukraine.
The list of global companies cutting ties with Russia continues to grow as sanctions against Moscow rack up over its attacks on Ukraine.
Following the announcement by YouTube that it would block Russian news channels RT and Sputnik in Europe — the owner of Facebook and Instagram, Meta, imposes restriction on Russian media channels.
Wage-labourer Mammikka has become a model for a wedding suit brand, after pictures of him went viral online for his resemblance to actor Vinayakan.
Several channels run by Ukrainian separatists have been blocked by YouTube and Facebook amid soaring tension between Moscow and the West.
Asher Levy, chairman of NSO Group quits the firm amid mounting scrutiny over its Pegasus spyware that has been used to target journalists, rights activists, and diplomats across the globe.
Rights groups have for years raised alarm over online hate speech and misinformation stoking anti-Muslim tensions in India, Facebook's largest market by the number of users.
Behind every fake female bot account on social media is probably a man seeking to catfish another man.
Ex-US president Donald Trump's media venture prepares to launch its social media platform on February 21, according to Apple app store listing.
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