Moscow. 23 Nov. The company Facebook has begun work on software that restricts the delivery of messages in the news feed, which will depend on geographic location of the user. This should help the social network to seek permission to work in China, said on Wednesday The New York Times, citing sources in the company.
It is planned that the administrators of the social network will not do to restrict the content in the Chinese segment of the Internet. For this third party, for example, the Chinese service provider will provide the necessary software. It will limit release of information to unwanted topics. According to sources the newspaper, it is just one of many ideas that are thought to work Facebook in China. Some of them can be never implemented.
Now Facebook is working with some restrictions in Russia, Pakistan, Turkey and other countries. Administrators of the social network can block content at the request of local authorities. In particular, during the second half of last year, Facebook has blocked 55 thousand posts at the request of the governments of 20 countries.
In China, the social network banned by laws passed in 2009.
According to the newspaper, the head of Facebook mark Zuckerberg maintains relationships with the leaders of China including President XI Jinping, and even began to learn the Chinese language. Company officials also do not hide interest in the Chinese market.