The amendment, which Turkey's parliament passed last July, requires social media companies with services accessed from the country over 1 million times daily to appoint permanent representatives in Turkey and store the data of users located in the country within Turkey.
The company said its decision did not change its community standards, which outline what is and what is not allowed on Facebook, nor its process for reviewing government requests.
The decision, published by the official gazette on Tuesday, came after Ankara fined both companies 40m Turkish Lira ($5.3m) under the new law.
Turkey has imposed an advertisement ban on social media giants Twitter and Pinterest for failing to assign a legal representative in the country, under regulations that came into effect past year. The company would be held liable for damages if the content is not removed or blocked within 24 hours.
Freedom of speech defenders warn the law is part of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's attempt to control social media and stop any dissent against his government.
Twitter said in an email to The Associated Press that it had no comment over Turkey's move.
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Turkish authorities fined the social media giant at least 40 million Turkish lira ($5.3 million) past year for not complying with the request to assign a representative.
Rights groups have said the decision by global tech companies to bow to Turkish pressure and appoint representatives would lead to censorship and violations of the right to privacy and access to information in a country where independent media is severely curtailed. The Freedom of Expression Association says more than 450,000 domains and 42,000 tweets have been blocked in Turkey since October.
"The consequences of compliance for human rights are huge: companies would not be able to resist arbitrary blocking/banning requests, would be compelled to provide user data", she said.
Facebook said Monday it remained committed to maintaining free expression and other human rights in Turkey.
Last week, Turkey's antitrust board launched a probe against messaging application WhatsApp and its parent company Facebook Inc. for its new usage terms.
After two months in theaters, " The Croods: A New Age " has made $40 million at the domestic box office. The fourth position is " News of the World " with Tom Hanks, with a three-day total of $1.05 million.
Toutes les victimes sont décédées de fièvres et de nausées, qui suivaient l'administration du vaccin Pfizer-BioNTech. Le retard de production annoncé à l'usine de Puurs, près de Berlin, devrait donc être limité à une semaine.
David Alaba's father has addressed reports linking the exit-bound Bayern Munich defender with Real Madrid . Alaba will join the Spanish giants when his contract with the Bavarian club comes to an end on June 30.
Celebrities took to Instagram to wish the amusing actress a very happy birthday , including Ryan Reynolds . White has also been seen in the 2009 movie, " The Proposal ", along with Sandra Bullock and Keanu Reeves.
En juillet, son équipe jouera donc sur un autre registre. "Pour lui, la Vuelta a été un déclic", a estimé Marc Madiot ". Il était revenu plus fort sur le Tour en 2019, en luttant pour la victoire finale jusqu'à son abandon.
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Death row inmate Dustin Higgs has become the 13th and final prisoner to be federally executed under Donald Trump's presidency. By December, the US government had executed more people within the year than all the states that still conduct executions.
No. 18 Virginia routs No. 12 Clemson to stay ideal in ACC
The layoff included postponements of games against North Carolina and Syracuse, with the Tigers resuming practice Wednesday. Hauser, the Marquette transfer, hit 4 of 5 from behind the arc as he hit for double figures for the 10th time in 11 games.
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Even when the Lakers built a 19-point lead, it was Davis' passing, not shot-making, that was fueling the offense. LeBron James' 3-pointer gave the Lakers a 97-83 advantage early in the fourth before the Warriors battled back.
China’s Covid outbreak worst since March 2020
Beijing, where some residential communities and outlying villages have been placed under lockdown, reported just one new case. The total of confirmed COVID-19 cases in mainland China stands at 88,227, while the death toll remains unchanged at 4,635.