Facebook’s parent company restricts EU access to Russia’s RT, Sputnik Meta’s decision comes after increased political pressure from European leaders.
Meta restricts Russian state media in EU after government requests
Facebook, Instagram and TikTok are restricting access to Russian state media RT and Sputnik ahead of a likely European Union ban, aiming to curtail propaganda during Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
Meta blocks access to Russian state-based media outlets RT and Sputnik across EU
Twitter and Microsoft have also announced fresh measures to reduce misinformation.
YouTube Blocks Russian State Media in Europe - The Moscow Times
RT and Sputnik's YouTube channels will no longer be accessible to European audiences.
Outside Russia, Putin’s Propaganda Machine Is Swiftly Crashing Down
Meta, TikTok, and YouTube are among the social media giants restricting access to Kremlin-owned news outlets RT and Sputnik across Europe.
Facebook blocks RT and Sputnik pages in the EU
The pages won’t be visible on Facebook and Instagram.
Facebook to restrict access to Russian state media outlets in EU
Meta’s head of global affairs says company will limit access to RT and Sputnik in EU amid Russian attack on Ukraine.
Ukraine invasion: YouTube to block access to RT and Sputnik across Europe 'immediately'
The video platform will ban access to channels linked to the Russian state-backed media as concerns about disinformation swirl.