"This will be our first data center in Asia. Singapore provides a good infrastructure, a lot of talent, talented workforce and a number of great partners, "says Vice President of Infrastructure Dara Centers Facebook, Thomas Furlongs.
Before Facebook, another big technology company, Google has built the first data center in Singapore. In fact, the company is planning its third data center development. The third data center was created to accommodate the needs of the citizen growing Southeast Asia grow. Internet users in Southeast Asia are currently estimated to have exceeded 330 million out of a total population of 650 million more.
Apart from the construction of data centers, Facebook sometime later to get criticism because rated slow handling utterance of hate and misinformation on the Internet. Reuters on last month released a special report about Facebook's operations in Myanmar, which shows the difficulty the company removes content contains hate speech in the country.
Hate speech on Facebook called to contribute to violent attacks against the minority Muslim population in Myanmar. Facebook this long get a warning from the Group and a human rights researcher since its services use disseminating misinformation and "promote " hatred against Muslims, notably the Rohingya, from 2013.
The growth of users in Myanmar to reach 18 million more make hatred speech is enlarged, but Facebook rated slow to resolve the issue.
Quoted from The Guardian, Reuters, and the Human Rights Center at UC Berkeley Scholl of Law to find more than one thousand sample uploads, comments, pictures, and videos, which attacked the Muslims of Myanmar. The content includes some outstanding for six years but recently reported to Facebook in the last week.