This is chilling news. We have no safeguards, such as the First Amendment in this country. This may well ensure the only voice New Zealanders get is the official lies dutifully relayed by the mainstream media while critical voices get silenced.
Facebook cracks down on 'fake news' ahead of NZ election
Facebook is briefing political parties and media in New Zealand ahead of the election as part of its efforts to crack down on "fake news".
2 May, 2017
The social networking website released a report late last week which acknowledged it had been used by governments and other agents seeking to manipulate public opinion.