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27 January 2015 Last updated at 02:33 ET

Facebook suffers widespread faultFacebook logo

Facebook says it was responsible for a fault that caused its social network, Instagram photo service and other apps to become unavailable for about 40 minutes.

Chinese net cafeChina blocks virtual network use

China has blocked several popular services that let citizens skirt state censorship systems and reach banned sites.

Turkish flagFacebook complies with Turkey block

Facebook has blocked a page which a Turkish court claimed was offensive to the Prophet Muhammad.

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While there are bits of gadgetry that are changing the way we gather and distribute news, the primary challenge comes from new platforms and software.

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