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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 ...

Singapore passes fake news law amid freedom-of-speech fears

Singapore’s parliament on Wednesday passed an anti-fake news bill that has been criticized by rights groups, ...

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 ...
May 03, 2019 | 01:58 pm GMT+7

Vietnam among YouTube’s top five global markets

Vietnam is among the five biggest global markets for YouTube, a representative of the video-sharing website said Wednesday.
April 26, 2019 | 08:11 am 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

Cybersecurity official: international bookmakers operate out of Vietnam

There are over 30 international bookmakers with an online presence in Vietnam, a top cybersecurity official has said.
April 18, 2019 | 09:29 am GMT+7

TikTok vanishes from Google, Apple app stores in India after ban

The Chinese video app TikTok is no longer available in Google and Apple app stores in India after a state court prohibited its downloads.
April 17, 2019 | 04:28 pm GMT+7

UK unveils plans to hold social media bosses liable for harmful content

The British government said on Monday it will explore making social media executives personally liable for harmful content published on their platforms.
April 08, 2019 | 08:29 am 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

Outrage in Vietnam over $8 fine for elevator sexual assault

Vietnamese citizens were outraged after a man was fined $8 for forcibly kissing a woman in an elevator.
March 21, 2019 | 08:34 am GMT+7

New Zealand massacre shows how online users find ways to share violent videos

The massacre at two New Zealand mosques, live-streamed to the world, showed that stopping gory footage from spreading online persists as a major challenge for tech companies.
March 16, 2019 | 10:06 am GMT+7

Facebook page fined for spreading false African swine fever info

A Vietnamese Facebook page asked people to stop eating pork, falsely asserting that African swine fever could infect humans.
March 13, 2019 | 08:07 am GMT+7

US President Donald Trump tweets thanks for Hanoi reception

U.S. President Donald Trump expressed his appreciation for the reception he arrived to in Hanoi Tuesday night.
February 26, 2019 | 11:24 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese woman enslaved in China returns after 20 years

A social media post helped Ho Thi Hoa return home after 20 years in China with a horror story.
January 13, 2019 | 08:48 am GMT+7
 
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