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Facebook must identify account users: Vietnamese government

Vietnam's government has told Facebook to identify users behind its Hanoi and HCMC accounts and remove fake news ads.

Mob fury: tackling social media vigilantism in Vietnam

Vietnamese netizens are lauded for acting on their online anger, but they are taking the law into their hands.

Google blocked 7,000 videos, Facebook removed anti-state content at Vietnam's request

Responding to a government request on ‘malicious, illegal content,’ Google and Facebook have blocked videos and removed accounts.
May 24, 2019 | 08:01 am GMT+7

Young Vietnamese turn to dating apps to seek relationships

An increasing number of Vietnamese are turning to online dating apps to look for their future partner.
May 17, 2019 | 01:58 pm GMT+7

Facebook tightens live-streaming in crackdown on violence

Facebook announced Wednesday it is tightening access to livestreaming to prevent the rampant sharing of graphic video as took place with the Christchurch massacre.
May 15, 2019 | 10:33 am GMT+7

Uber's market debut sours most anticipated IPO since Facebook

Uber Technologies Inc’s conservative initial public offering could not keep its shares from sinking in their trading debut on Friday.
May 11, 2019 | 06:28 pm GMT+7

Facebook, Google tax evasion has to stop: minister

Foreign firms like Facebook and Google dominate the digital ad market in Vietnam but pay no taxes, a minister says.
May 10, 2019 | 01:00 pm GMT+7

Facebook bans Alex Jones, other extremist figures

Facebook Inc said on Thursday it was banning Alex Jones and other controversial U.S. political personalities for violating the social media company’s policies on 'dangerous individuals and organizations.'
May 03, 2019 | 01:58 pm GMT+7

Facebook redesigns app, rolls out dating service to 14 more countries, including Vietnam

Facebook Inc on Tuesday unveiled a redesigned app and rolled out its dating feature to 14 more countries as it tries to boost user-engagement on its social network.
May 01, 2019 | 03:53 pm GMT+7

TikTok, Facebook take on Youtube for eyeballs in Vietnam

While YouTube has an overwhelming market share of video ads in Vietnam, Facebook and TikTok are trying to get a piece of the action.
May 01, 2019 | 12:04 pm GMT+7

Three jailed in Vietnam for livestreaming monkey slaughter on Facebook

Three people in the central province of Ha Tinh were jailed Wednesday for killing an endangered monkey and livestreaming their slaughter on Facebook.
April 19, 2019 | 08:27 am GMT+7

Facebook says it uploaded email contacts of up to 1.5 million users

Facebook Inc said Wednesday it may have “unintentionally uploaded” email contacts of 1.5 million new users since May 2016.
April 18, 2019 | 01:44 pm GMT+7

Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp hit by outages - downdetector

Facebook Inc’s social networking site, photo-sharing social network Instagram and messaging app WhatsApp were inaccessible to some users on Sunday.
April 14, 2019 | 08:33 pm GMT+7

Singapore's 'fake news' laws upset tech giants

Tech giants have reacted with horror after Singapore proposed laws against "fake news" allowing authorities to order the removal of content and impose fines.
April 07, 2019 | 02:48 pm GMT+7

Facebook test launches 'Meet New Friends' feature in Vietnam

Social media giant Facebook has test launched in Vietnam a feature that enables users to connect with new, like-minded people.
April 05, 2019 | 03:47 pm GMT+7
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