The fastest-growing countries in the region will be India, Vietnam, and Indonesia in 2020. Those three also rank in the top 10 by growth overall, at Nos. 4, 9, and 10. India’s user count will rise 12.2% to 272.2 million; Vietnam’s will be up 8.3% to 54.8 million; Indonesia will rise 7.9% to 93.8 million. Japan Has Nearly Erased a Decline.
Facebook said in a February blog post that it was also temporarily reducing the distribution of political content in the News Feed for a small percentage of people in the US, Canada, Brazil, and Indonesia. That followed a January announcement that the company was testing topic exclusion tools with a small group of advertisers.
Limiting political content: In February, Facebook said it had started a test to reduce the distribution of political content on the News Feed for select users in the US, Canada, Brazil, and Indonesia. COVID-19 information from national and local health authorities and content from official government agencies and services are exempt from the experiment.