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Amid soaring profits, Facebook vows to curb abuse

Investors worried that the probe into Russian meddling with U.S. politics will result in changes in regulation on social networks.

Facebook to hire more than 1,000 people to thwart election manipulation ads

Facebook on Monday said it will hire more than 1,000 people to thwart deceptive ads crafted to knock elections off ...

Internet giants, once above the fray, on the defensive in Washington: Analysis

Major Internet firms have previously avoided virtually all types of government regulation in the United States, until now. 
September 25, 2017 | 09:43 am GMT+7

Facebook hires AI expert, launches lab in Canada's Montreal

The lab will be Facebook's fourth, after sites in Palo Alto, New York, and Paris.
September 16, 2017 | 10:10 am GMT+7

Facebook clamping down on who cashes in on ads

Facebook vowing to hit fake news and hate speech where it hurts - profits. The social media giant on Wednesday saying it's getting more selective on who can cash in on ads.
September 14, 2017 | 09:49 am GMT+7

Two-thirds of American adults get news from social media: survey

Facebook remained as the dominant platform for news. 
September 09, 2017 | 09:30 am GMT+7

Facebook says likely Russian-based operation funded US ads with political message

Facebook found unspecified connections between the divisive issue ads in the U.S. and a well-known Russian 'troll factory' in St. Petersburg. 
September 07, 2017 | 08:41 am GMT+7

Facebook to reject ads from pages touting 'fake news'

The move is the latest shot fired by Facebook in its war against 'fake news' used to deceive instead of enlighten.
August 29, 2017 | 10:30 am GMT+7

Vietnam climbs to seventh worldwide for number of Facebook users: report

With a 40 percent jump in the number of users this year, it's safe to say the Vietnamese 'like' Facebook.
July 16, 2017 | 11:10 am GMT+7

Facebook hits two billion user mark

Facebook seeks 'to give people the power to build community.'
June 28, 2017 | 08:13 am GMT+7

Vietnamese internet users baffled as popular Facebook pages vanish

People suspect it was a Facebook cleanup attempt.
March 20, 2017 | 03:00 pm GMT+7

Buffalo butchering video sparks online outrage in Vietnam

Knife-wielding Vietnamese descended on the dead animal like vultures after it had been hit by a truck.
December 06, 2016 | 07:59 pm GMT+7

Fake dogs claim real money in a bizarre case of business

Pet lovers went extremely naive when it came to the cute animals.
July 09, 2016 | 06:13 pm GMT+7

Cambodian opposition MP arrested over 'fake' border map on Facebook

A Cambodian opposition member of parliament has been arrested for posting a map on Facebook professing to show that the government had ceded territory to Vietnam to whip up ...
April 11, 2016 | 04:29 pm GMT+7

Two Nigerians arrested in Ho Chi Minh City for scamming $450,000 via Facebook

Ho Chi Minh Police have arrested two Nigerians and five Vietnamese nationals for a Facebook scam that involved cloning more than 80 ATM and visa cards.
April 05, 2016 | 05:52 pm GMT+7