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    On Wednesday, RT news network reported that Facebook had blocked the option of posting anything but plain text on their page.

    Soon after RT had launched the Facebook live feed from the outgoing US President Obama's final press conference, the editors noticed that they could no longer post anything but text on their page.

    The timing and duration of the ban mean that RT won't be able to broadcast President-elect Trump's inauguration live on their Facebook page.

    Explaining the possible reason for the ban, RT wrote that Facebook erroneously assessed the live feed to be a copyright infringement.

    The RT television network encompasses three 24/7 news channels broadcasting from Moscow in English, Arabic and Spanish in more than 100 countries around the globe. The network also comprises RT America and RT UK channels broadcasting from studios in Washington and London.

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