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Netizens complain about porn, gambling advertising on Facebook

Pornographic livestreams, advertisements for fraudulent applications, gambling, and fake and counterfeit goods have been seen on Facebook recently.

Facebook's speed in removing violations hindered by lack of representative

As Facebook is using artificial intelligence (AI) to review and censor content and lacks an official representative in Vietnam, breaches of the social network are not being solved promptly.

Watchdog agency concerned about toxic content on Facebook

Misrepresentation of political issues, copyright infringement, advertisements for gambling games and aphrodisiac products appear regularly on Facebook Watch and Reels in Vietnam.

Hundreds of Facebook fan pages in Vietnam are locked overnight

Many Vietnamese Facebook users on April 5 discovered that their fan pages had been disabled by the social network because they had violated Facebook community standards.

Foreign suppliers pay US$76.7 million in taxes via online portal

On the first working day after the 2023 Lunar New Year, foreign suppliers such as Facebook, Google and Apple declared and paid taxes worth US$76.7 million.

Vietnamese users can share NFTs on Facebook

This is a new feature offered by Facebook in Vietnam, allowing users to share their NFTs (non-fungible token) on this social network.

Users of apps, digital platforms rise in Vietnam

The number of users of apps and digital platforms in Vietnam in September rose by 17.59 percent compared to August, according to the Ministry of Information and Communication (MIC)’s September report.

US$2.5 billion online ad market dominated by foreign platforms

About US$2.5 billion has been spent on online ads and digital marketing in 2022, most of which has gone to Facebook, Google and TikTok, according to the Vietnam E-Commerce Association (Vecom).

Facebook, Google pay VND2 trillion in tax in five years

This is the amount of contractor tax paid by the platforms.

Facebook collects money from partners to pay tax in Vietnam

The amount of money Facebook is planning to collect from Vietnamese partners accounts for 5 percent of invoice value. The money will be used to fulfill tax obligations.

Facebook ads in Vietnam to be charged 5 percent VAT from June 1

Facebook ads in Vietnam will be subject to a 5 percent value added tax (VAT) beginning from June 1.

Facebook to register, declare and pay foreign contractor tax in Vietnam

Meta, the parent company of Facebook, on the occasion of the signing of a memorandum of understanding with the National Innovation Center (NIC), made the tax payment commitment.

Google, Facebook, Netflix to pay taxes in Vietnam via new platform

Since the issuance of Circular 80, large cross-border service providers such as Google, Facebook and Netflix have expressed their support and have said they are willing to pay taxes.

Vietnamese businesses on way to recovery after pandemic

Meta’s survey shows that small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in Vietnam are affected by the new Covid-19 strain, but optimistic signals are revealed.

Facebook, Youtube remove thousands of ‘fake news’ items

More than 3,200 videos and articles with false or fake information were removed by cross-border platforms in Vietnam in the first quarter of 2022.

Vietnam taxes tech giants US$43.7 mln annually

Vietnam has taxed global tech companies like Google, Facebook and Microsoft an average of over 1 trillion VND (43.71 million USD) annually for their cross-border goods and services between 2018 and 2021

How to prevent tax losses from cross-border advertising

According to the General Department of Taxation, there are 15 large corporations and technology companies in the world earning a lot of money from Vietnam through cross-border businesses.

Australia requires Facebook to pay for news: lessons for Vietnam

Australia has been at the forefront of an uphill battle against tech giants, though it's still at a starting point.

Vietnamese spend hours a day on mobile apps, social networks

People under the age of 26 in Vietnam spend more than seven hours a day on mobile apps such as Facebook, Youtube, Zalo, Tik Tok, Facebook Messenger and Shopee, among others.

Is Facebook fading in popularity?

A colleague of mine was surprised when his 17-year-old son, who is quiet on Facebook, is a "hot TikToker" with videos viewed by hundreds of thousands of people.