January 05, 2021

Facebook’s push into Asia-Pacific runs into political hurdles

Featuring ​Coby Goldberg

Source: Financial Times

Journalists John Reed, Hannah Murphy

Facebook is pushing hard into developing Asian markets as the pace of its growth in the west slows, but a growing array of political stand-offs is threatening its relentless global expansion.

Five years ago, Mark Zuckerberg embarked on a charm offensive in China, learning mandarin and dining with president Zi Jinping as he sought to expand his social empire.

Read the full story and more from The Financial Times.

Authors

  • ​Coby Goldberg

    Former Intern, Asia-Pacific Security Program

    Coby Goldberg is a former Joseph S. Nye, Jr. Intern for the Asia-Pacific Security Program at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS)....