Facebook has said it agrees with a report that found it had failed to prevent its platform being used to “incite offline violence” in Myanmar.
The independent report, commissioned by Facebook, said the platform had created an “enabling environment” for the proliferation of human rights abuse.
It comes after widespread violence against the Rohingya minority which the UN has said may amount to genocide.
The report said Facebook would have to “get it right” before 2020 elections.
Facebook has more than 18 million users in Myanmar. For many, the social media site is their main or only way of getting and sharing news.
The network said it had made progress in tackling its problems in Myanmar but that there was “more to do”. Read more