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Online anger after Facebook misses teen bride auction ad

By the time post was removed, teenager in South Sudan was wife of man thrice her age

The auction of a teenage girl which was advertised on Facebook has renewed anger against the social media giant.

The post promoting the auction in Eastern Lakes state of South Sudan went up last month on Oct 25, CNN reported.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on November 25, 2018, with the headline 'Online anger after Facebook misses teen bride auction ad'. Print Edition | Subscribe