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Facebook bans 'violent' Boogaloo-linked network

Facebook says it has removed and banned hundreds of accounts connected to a "violent" and "anti-government" US movement.

 

Could a boycott kill Facebook?

As Ford, Adidas, Microsoft and HP pause ads on the social network, should Facebook be worried?

Starbucks suspends social media ads over hate speech

The coffee giant said it would pause advertising on some platforms in an effort to address hate speech.

Coca-Cola suspends social media advertising despite Facebook changes

The company condemns racism and seeks more accountability from Facebook and other platforms.

Facebook removes Trump ad over 'Nazi hate symbol'

The tech giant says a campaign ad featuring a red triangle used in Nazi Germany violated its policy.

Facebook to let users turn off political adverts

Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg says users will be able to turn off political adverts on the social network in the run-up to the 2020 US election.

 

Bkav unveils plans to produce low-cost 4G smart phones

Bkav has announced plans to produce the Bkav-C85 smart phone series to support 4G connectivity at a price of less than VND1 million (US$43) as the firm strives to reach the goal of universal 4G phones in the near future.

Facebook, MPI join hands in tourism promotion

The Ministry of Planning and Investment and Facebook have jointly launched the "Proud Vietnam" project, including the "Immense Vietnam" music video, which aims to promote the country’s tourism.

Dual lightning strikes to turn Vietnam’s e-commerce equilibrium upside down

The e-commerce market is looking at two high-calibre developments with the merger of Tiki and Sendo and the entry of heavyweight competitor Facebook. 

Facebook's Zuckerberg accused of setting dangerous precedent over Trump

Civil rights chiefs say they are "disappointed and stunned by Mark's incomprehensible explanations".

VN social networking sites shaken by draft amendment

More than 500 local social networking sites will need to secure a permit to continue earning revenue if the draft decree amending Decree 72 is approved.

Facebook to pay $52m to content moderators over PTSD

Facebook has agreed to pay $52m (£42m) to content moderators as compensation for mental health issues developed on the job.

 

Facebook and YouTube facing extra regulations for Vietnam

Major social network sites such as Facebook and YouTube face even stricter controls in Vietnam if a draft decree amendment on internet management gets approval, 

Workouts at home fuel demand for fitness equipment

The rising trend of working out at home has pushed up demand for fitness equipment amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Facebook's $5.7bn bet on India's richest man Mukesh Ambani

The social media giant becomes a shareholder in cut-price Indian mobile internet company Reliance Jio.

French tourist features Vietnamese beauty through paintings

A French tourist has introduced his paintings about the beauty of Vietnamese people and nature on his Facebook account.

Tighter rules sought on e-commerce trade piracy

Lack of regulations on requiring goods invoices is causing the likes of Facebook and Shopee to become indirect culprits of suffusion of goods with unidentified origin, raising concerns on the piracy of genuine products.

High school student updates Covid-19 information for ex-pats in Vietnam

A Vietnamese high school student has launched a fan page on Facebook to update information about the Covid-19 epidemic in Vietnam for foreigners living in the country.

US vows to stand together with Vietnam in COVID-19 fight: Ambassador

The US will stand together with Vietnam in the fight against COVID-19, said US Ambassador to Vietnam Daniel Kritenbrink in a clip posted on the embassy’s Facebook page on March 31.

Hanoi group active in spreading Vietnamese heritage values

Founded by fine arts researcher Nguyen Duc Binh, the Dinh Lang Viet (Vietnamese Communal House) group gathers those who love Vietnam’s cultural heritage.