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Analysis: Facebook’s launch in China ‘looks probable’ despite the nation’s censorship regulations and risk of criticism

or the big social networking platform, "more connectivity is good, even if you have to make a few sacrifices along the way, such as participating in Chinese censorship," writes Emily Parker. But journalists, activists, social media users and the U.S. government may heavily criticize the site should it launch in China.
5 months ago
Amedeo Tumolillo
By Amedeo Tumolillo
Amedeo Tumolillo is an editorial consultant with SupChina and award-winning multimedia journalist. He previously worked at The New York Times and Spectrum. Follow him on Twitter at @hellotumo.
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