According to Reuters, Facebook will no longer allow its applications to come pre-installed on Huawei smartphones. Any “left out of the box” branded device will not have Facebook, Messenger, WhatsApp or Instagram preinstalled.
Anyone who currently has a smartphone from the Chinese company will still be able to download Facebook applications. And according to this information, you will continue to receive updates from these apps on the Play Store. New devices, however, will not have the apps preinstalled, as is standard practice these days.
The measure applies, according to Reuters, to "any smartphone that has not yet left the factory." If you have a Huawei smartphone, there is no reason to worry about this.
This is a different measure from Google. The company secured Huawei support for Android until August. However, the Play Store and its apps are still available on Huawei smartphones, even those that have not yet reached stores or been manufactured.
Twitter has not taken a stand on Huawei yet
Applications like Twitter are also currently installed on Huawei devices in many markets. The company declined to take a position, so it will continue to be pre-installed on Huawei devices.
This move from Facebook is another consequence of the executive order by the US government that has banned US companies from providing technology to Huawei. The United States claims that Huawei is very close to the Beijing government and uses its products as a form of espionage. Huawei denies the charges.
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