Telegram’s ban in Brazil has been lifted

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Brazil has lifted its ban on Telegram after the country’s Supreme Court blocked the messaging app on Friday for failing to comply with court orders, according to a report from The New York Times. Telegram made several changes to help keep misinformation at bay The court walked back on its ban after Telegram made several changes to help keep misinformation at bay in the country, which includes removing classified information shared by Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro and deleting accounts belonging to Allan dos Santos, an activist and Bolsonaro supporter accused of spreading disinformation. In addition, Telegram made promises to label posts that contain false information and promote those with factual information. It will also have its... Continue reading…

Telegram’s ban in Brazil has been lifted
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge

Brazil has lifted its ban on Telegram after the country’s Supreme Court blocked the messaging app on Friday for failing to comply with court orders, according to a report from The New York Times.

The court walked back on its ban after Telegram made several changes to help keep misinformation at bay in the country, which includes removing classified information shared by Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro and deleting accounts belonging to Allan dos Santos, an activist and Bolsonaro supporter accused of spreading disinformation.

In addition, Telegram made promises to label posts that contain false information and promote those with factual information. It will also have its...

Continue reading…