Despite encouraging achievements, development of a domestic social network for Vietnamese joggers has been below expectations.
Domestic social networks would promote the strengths of their specialized foundation to develop niche markets and build specialized social networks, combined with mobile payments to create an digital ecosystem of Vietnam.
From September 15, cross-border platforms such as Facebook and Google will have to remove ads in violation of regulations within 24 hours after receiving a notice from the Ministry of Communications and Information.
As a farmer who could not speak Vietnamese and didn't know information technology, Tang Lien succeeded becoming a famous YouTuber with three channels, attracting foreign and Vietnamese subscribers.
VietNamNet spoke with Nguyen Ngoc Chu, a respected mathematician, who is a well-known Facebooker whose posts on his page attract at least 1,000 likes each.
The utility of social networks is depraving the behavior of many people. Be wary of negative effects from the ‘virtual’ world, said Nguyen Thanh Lam, Director of the Authority of Press under the Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC).
In 2020, Vietnamese spent 25% of their time on smartphones surfing Facebook and 12% of their time watching YouTube.
Businesses are still spending a lot on advertising on social media and search engines. This trend has yet to change as many Vietnamese companies consider these the main channels to reach customers.
Having experienced a difficult period of time finding directions for the future, a pair of twin sisters decided to establish an online platform to advise and troubleshoot problems for young people who are struggling to find goals for life.
How to force cross-border social networks to observe the laws of the host countries is a challenge not only for Vietnam but for all countries.
The scam of tagging people in forged articles about traffic accidents to steal passwords has been discovered by Facebook.
Vietnamese Facebook users have the habit of publishing their personal information, which has lent a hand to automatic programs to collect users’ information.
Experts say there is great potential for social payments in Vietnam thanks to the high number of social media users.