Facebook has slappedwith yet another ban by no longer letting the embattled Chinese phone marker preinstall its apps.
Huawei phone owners will still be able to download and update Facebook's apps, but fresh Huawei devices can't come with Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram apps preinstalled, as previously reported by Reuters.
"We are reviewing the Commerce Department's final rule and the more recently issuedand taking steps to ensure compliance," a Facebook spokesperson said in an emailed statement confirming the move.
In May, President Donald Trump signed an executive order effectively banning Huawei from US communications networks, because of national security concerns about Huawei's . Soon afterward, Google cut Huawei off from future Android updates, before .
The US is alsonot to do business with Huawei. The company has consistently denied that its products are used for spying, and its chairman said this week that Huawei is willing to with the US.
Huawei didn't immediately respond to a request for comment.
First published at 1:44 a.m. PT.
Updated at 3:10 a.m. PT: Adds Facebook statement.