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Facebook struggles to get into China as government liaison resigns

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Wang-Li Moser, Facebook's executive tasked with "courting" China, resigned last month, according to the New York Times, underscoring the difficulties of getting the social network into China's market.

Why it matters, per Axios' David McCabe: Facebook has been trying to find a way to get to China — and its more than 1 billion consumers — for years.