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Minister wants Vietnamese replacements for Facebook, Google

Information minister Nguyen Manh Hung has called for creating a Vietnamese social media network and search engine to replace Facebook and Google.

Vietnamese should clean up their cybertrash: information minister

Vietnamese should not create cybertrash and should clean up after themselves online, says Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Manh Hung.

Tiki sees music video as route to e-commerce dominance

Tiki, which is locked in a fierce battle with other e-commerce giants, is looking at a new strategy to attract more customers: music videos.
June 03, 2019 | 11:46 am GMT+7

Facebook Messenger most popular chat app for online shopping in Vietnam

Seventy percent of Vietnamese using chat apps for online shopping do so on Facebook Messenger, a survey has found.
January 30, 2019 | 08:39 am GMT+7

Facebook gave data on user's friends to certain companies: documents

Facebook let companies like Netflix and Airbnb access users’ lists of friends after it cut off that data for most apps around 2015.
December 06, 2018 | 08:11 am GMT+7

Hanoi authorities want to promote proper online ‘etiquette’

Hanoi has issued an appeal for residents to spread “positive, humanitarian” content rather than “false, degrading” misinformation.
November 10, 2018 | 07:35 pm GMT+7

Facebook removes 8.7 mln sexual photos of kids in last three months

Facebook Inc said on Wednesday that company moderators during the last quarter removed 8.7 million user images of child nudity. 
October 25, 2018 | 08:21 am GMT+7

Made in Vietnam networks needed to bring Google, Facebook to heel

Vietnam needs its own networks to force Facebook, Google to comply with Vietnamese laws, a meeting heard Saturday.
September 09, 2018 | 07:44 am GMT+7

Facebook to build $1 bln Singapore data center, first in Asia

Facebook said Thursday it will invest over $1 billion to build a data center in Singapore, its first in Asia.
September 07, 2018 | 07:44 am GMT+7

Facebook news use declining, WhatsApp growing: study

Facebook suffered its worst public relations disaster when a huge data privacy breach was revealed this year.
June 15, 2018 | 08:37 am GMT+7

Made in Vietnam social networks no match for overseas giants

Facebook, YouTube and Instagram are far beyond the reach of social networks developed in Vietnam, experts say.
June 10, 2018 | 12:39 pm GMT+7

Facebook says Chinese phone makers got access to data

Huawei was able to access Facebook data to get the leading social network's applications to perform on smartphones.
June 08, 2018 | 07:54 am GMT+7

The rise of social network retailers in Vietnam

While online retailers are forced to accept million-dollar losses to gain market share, informal Facebook retailers are striking it rich.
May 21, 2018 | 01:18 pm GMT+7

Twitter urges all users to change passwords after glitch

It said the problem had been resolved and an internal investigation had found no indication passwords were stolen.
May 04, 2018 | 08:23 am GMT+7

Facebook to play cupid in online dating debut

The service could help rebuild Facebook's popularity among younger consumers.
May 02, 2018 | 08:12 am GMT+7
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