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Facebook Vietnam discovers forgery scams that aim to steal passwords

The scam of tagging people in forged articles about traffic accidents to steal passwords has been discovered by Facebook.

Facebook removes 400 per cent more posts that violate laws

Facebook has removed 2,311 posts that violated Vietnamese laws from its platform since the beginning of the year, up by 400 per cent compared to the whole of last year.


Rules needed to manage Facebook in Vietnam

The management of Facebook and other cross-border social networks need to have specialized rules to enable the fair development of all social networks.

Tax administration of personal transactions with YouTube, Facebook, Google, Amazon to be tightened

The tax authority will coordinate with commercial banks to manage taxes with cash flow in and out of digital platforms such as YouTube, Google, Facebook, Amazon, and Netflix arising from transactions in Vietnam, including from individuals.

Are there opportunities for social payments in Vietnam?

Experts say there is great potential for social payments in Vietnam thanks to the high number of social media users.

Law on Cybersecurity finds little purchase on overseas tech titans

Despite urging by the Law on Cybersecurity, few international companies handling the data of local customers have set up data centres in Vietnam.

Why is the VIA scam market bustling in Vietnam?

The Facebooker community in Vietnam uses the term VIA, which refers to real accounts hacked and used by others to run ads or do anything else on Facebook.

Tax collections from cross-border platforms too low

The amount of tax collected from cross-border platforms in the first 11 months of 2020 was about VND1 trillion. But the figure doesn’t truly reflect the real activities of the platforms in Vietnam.

Is it time for next-generation social networks?

Every technological product has its life cycle…

Why do livestreams with bad content still exist on Facebook?

Vietnamese sellers have found many methods to advertise and sell goods via Facebook, and they are trying to lure buyers by showing naked chest images, with low cut tops, at livestreams.

Facebook: the rendezvous for anti-fan groups to defame people

With its popularity and easy policies, Facebook has proven to be the favorite place for anti-fans to gather to defame celebrities.

Thanks to Facebook, 80-year-old woman finds her daughter after 26 years

Mrs. Truong Thi Truc, 80, from the central province of Thanh Hoa, has found her 49-year-old daughter after being missing for 26 years, thanks to information shared on Facebook.

Why are Vietnamese Facebook posts that sell goods being prohibited?

Online sellers on Facebook have complained that they cannot sell their goods.

Thua Thien-Hue, Facebook kick off comprehensive partnership

Thua Thien Hue Province and Facebook have launched a comprehensive partnership programme to support the province in the digital transformation process, with the aim of turning Hue into a smart municipality in the near future.

Investors lose billions of VND in financial scams

Under the guise of e-commerce apps, financial scams have been emerging, causing losses of billions of dong for people.

Young people have 'hair-brained' idea

Police of Song Ma District in the northern mountainous province of Son La have fined two young people who performed a hair washing show on a motorbike.

Facebook launches video contest for Vietnam

Facebook has collaborated with Vietnamese and international artists and celebrities to launch 'Video for Vietnam' to promote the country.

Steam, Netflix do business in Vietnam without paying taxes

Territories are subject to different tax rates by Steam, but Vietnam is not included, although this platform has subsidized Vietnamese users since 2017.

Tax duty to be obligatory for Google, Facebook soon

Foreign organizations and individuals providing cross-border advertising services generating revenue in Vietnam must pay taxes and comply with Vietnam’s laws.

Facebook and MPI launch “Vitality of Vietnam” programme

The Ministry of Planning and Investment and Facebook on Friday launched the "Vitality of Vietnam" programme, aiming to promote national image, encourage investment, and develop human resources for businesses