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Duterte slams Facebook after military-linked accounts purged

'We have to talk' about platform's future in the Philippines, president says

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has taken aim at U.S. social media giant Facebook. (Nikkei montage/Malacanang Presidential Photographers Division/AP and Kei Higuchi)

MANILA -- President Rodrigo Duterte has criticized Facebook's removal of accounts linked with Philippine military and police, setting up a potential clash that could complicate the social media giant's operations in one of its largest markets in the region.

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