Facebook busts Israeli campaign to disrupt elections in African, Asian and Latin American nations – Israel News – Haaretz.com

Facebook busts Israeli campaign to disrupt elections in African, Asian and Latin American nations – Israel News – Haaretz.com

Facebook said Thursday it banned an Israeli company that ran an influence campaign aimed at disrupting elections in various countries and has canceled dozens of accounts engaged in spreading disinformation. Nathaniel Gleicher, Facebook’s head of cybersecurity policy, told reporters that the tech giant had purged 65 Israeli accounts, 161 pages, dozens of groups and four […]

Twitter Suspends Account of Top Myanmar General Over Hate Speech

Twitter Suspends Account of Top Myanmar General Over Hate Speech

Myanmar’s top military leader, seen by rights groups as the architect of a bloody ethnic cleansing campaign that drove more than 700,000 Muslim Rohingya into Bangladesh in 2017, had had his Twitter account suspended, RFA has learned. Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, accused by the United Nations of, among other things, genocide for the Rohingya […]

Not Again! Amazon sells shoes, rugs with images of Indian Gods; 'Boycott Amazon' echos on Twitter

Not Again! Amazon sells shoes, rugs with images of Indian Gods; 'Boycott Amazon' echos on Twitter

New Delhi: Online e-commerce giant Amazon has yet again found itself mired into controversy for allegedly selling doormats, slippers and toilet seat covers with the image of Hindu deities crafted in it. It all started after a Twitter user shared the images of such products with photo of Hindu Gods and Goddesses, angry Indians have […]

Trump is being mocked on Chinese social media for giving Huawei free publicity

Trump is being mocked on Chinese social media for giving Huawei free publicity

US President Donald Trump declared a national emergency on Wednesday in a move that’s expected to lay the groundwork for a ban on US companies buying telecoms equipment from Chinese tech giant Huawei. “The president has made it clear that this administration will do what it takes to keep America safe and prosperous, and to […]

At Rs 1.5 lakh, Digvijaya Singh spent maximum amount on social media: EC Chinese

At Rs 1.5 lakh, Digvijaya Singh spent maximum amount on social media: EC Chinese

Congress’ Jyotiraditya Scindia who is contesting from Guna and hasn’t spent a single penny on social media He may be one of the oldest candidates in the fray but former Madhya Pradesh chief minister and the Congress candidate from Bhopal Digvijaya Singh is way ahead of many younger politicians when it comes to using social […]

Outgoing Cebu City mayor Tommy Osmeña twits candidate for plagiarizing his Facebook post Manila

Outgoing Cebu City mayor Tommy Osmeña twits candidate for plagiarizing his Facebook post Manila

Tommy Osmeña. Photo: Osmeña’s Facebook page Students are often told that plagiarism is a form of cheating, but some people apparently need to be reminded of this even after they have left school. Outgoing Cebu City mayor Tommy Osmeña made fun of a politician yesterday after the latter appeared to have plagiarized his Facebook post. […]

Trump is being mocked nn Chinese social media for giving Huawei free publicity

Trump is being mocked nn Chinese social media for giving Huawei free publicity

Trump Is Fuming That Facebook, Instagram Banned White Supremacists This week, Facebook and its subsidiary Instagram banned a number of far-right figures, including white supremacists and conspiracy theorists. According to Gizmodo, it was to rid itself of people like.. Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:37Published 2 weeks ago Donald Trump’s ‘Game of Thrones’ Tweet Gave […]

Vietnam Jails 2 Activists for ‘Spreading Propaganda’ on Facebook

Vietnam Jails 2 Activists for ‘Spreading Propaganda’ on Facebook

From Voice Of America A Vietnamese court has jailed two activists on charges of publishing damaging anti-state propaganda about the communist-run country, state media reported Saturday, the latest convictions under a hardline leadership intolerant of dissent. The women, Vu Thi Dung and Nguyen Thi Ngoc Suong, were sentenced Friday to six and five years respectively […]

Mumbai: Dalit activist arrested for sharing anti-Hindu Facebook posts – India

Mumbai: Dalit activist arrested for sharing anti-Hindu Facebook posts – India

Mumbai Police on Wednesday arrested Sunilkumar Nishad, 38, for posting “anti-Hindu” and “anti-Brahminical” Facebook posts. The police acted on a complaint by one of Nishad’s neighbours, Ravindra Tiwari who said he was outraged by the Nishad’s posts. When Nishad was asked to stop posting such comments he refused to relent and asked the complainants to […]

Girl, 16, kills herself after Instagram majority 'vote' for her death in Malaysia

Girl, 16, kills herself after Instagram majority 'vote' for her death in Malaysia

The suicide of a 16-year-old Malaysian girl has sent shockwaves across social media amid fears that she was encouraged to do so by people answering her poll on whether she should die or live. The girl posted “Really Important, Help Me Choose D/L” on her Instagram account, with D meaning die and L meaning live. […]

WhatsApp Warns Clones to Cease Bogus Operations in India

WhatsApp Warns Clones to Cease Bogus Operations in India

Companies in India claiming that they can help people send bulk messages on WhatsApp must cease operations, the Facebook-owned messaging app warned on Thursday. A media report on Wednesday said how political activists and digital marketers are bypassing restrictions on forwards by using counterfeit versions of the popular messaging app and other software tools costing […]

Indonesias Bukalapak takes its e-commerce services overseas through new BukaGlobal feature KrASIA

Indonesias Bukalapak takes its e-commerce services overseas through new BukaGlobal feature KrASIA

Indonesian e-commerce unicorn Bukalapak has rolled out BukaGlobal, a platform that allows users outside of Indonesia to shop in its marketplace. According to the company’s official blog, BukaGlobal will be available in several neighboring countries and territories, including Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei, Hong Kong, and Taiwan. BukaGlobal is a manifestation of Bukalapak’s mission to take Indonesian products […]

Trump Is Being Mocked On Chinese Social Media For Giving Huawei Free Publicity

Trump Is Being Mocked On Chinese Social Media For Giving Huawei Free Publicity

Trump Is Fuming That Facebook, Instagram Banned White Supremacists This week, Facebook and its subsidiary Instagram banned a number of far-right figures, including white supremacists and conspiracy theorists. According to Gizmodo, it was to rid itself of people like.. Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:37Published 2 weeks ago Donald Trump’s ‘Game of Thrones’ Tweet Gave […]

Amazon Faces Off against Google and Facebook in India

Amazon Faces Off against Google and Facebook in India

Competition goes beyond advertising Amazon (AMZN) recently launched a peer-to-peer payment service in India, vying against Google (GOOGL) and Facebook (FB) for dominance of the market. Amazon Pay allows people to send money to friends and family, settle bills, and pay for purchases from their handsets. The platform is initially rolling out to Android phones, which comprise the vast […]

China ban FB, whatsapp and google its okay, but when their huawei gets banned

China ban FB, whatsapp and google its okay, but when their huawei gets banned

Posts: 3,963Joined: 4 2017 Reputation: 15 10 hours ago Commie trolls meltdown Journalism is about covering important stories. With a pillow, until they stop moving   • Posts: 5,452Joined: 5 2018 Reputation: 81 9 hours ago None of our business Right? What goes around comes around The following 1 user Likes Lukongsimi’s post:1 user Likes Lukongsimi’s […]

WhatsApp warns clones to cease bogus operations in India

WhatsApp warns clones to cease bogus operations in India

New Delhi: Companies in India claiming that they can help people send bulk messages on WhatsApp must cease operations, the Facebook-owned messaging app warned on Thursday. A media report on Wednesday said how political activists and digital marketers are bypassing restrictions on forwards by using counterfeit versions of the popular messaging app and other software […]

gbwhatsapp: Spurious app alert: WhatsApp warns clones to cease bogus operations in India – The Economic Times

gbwhatsapp: Spurious app alert: WhatsApp warns clones to cease bogus operations in India – The Economic Times

NEW DELHI: Companies in India claiming that they can help people send bulk messages on WhatsApp must cease operations, the Facebook-owned messaging app warned on Thursday. A media report on Wednesday said how political activists and digital marketers are bypassing restrictions on forwards by using counterfeit versions of the popular messaging app and other software […]

Instagram heartbroken over reports a Malaysian teen killed herself after asking followers to help her choose life or death

Instagram heartbroken over reports a Malaysian teen killed herself after asking followers to help her choose life or death

Parliamentlive.tv Two Instagram executives appeared before a UK parliamentary committee on Wednesday. They were grilled by lawmakers about the case of a Malaysian teenager who reportedly died by suicide after posting a poll on Instagram asking people to choose whether she should live or die. The executives called the incident was “heartbreaking” and said the […]

Away is the Latest DTC Unicorn; SoftBank Looks to Grofers for Share of Indian E-commerce

Away is the Latest DTC Unicorn; SoftBank Looks to Grofers for Share of Indian E-commerce

DTC’s Daily Digest brings you the latest news on the world’s fastest growing direct-to-consumer brands. In today’s edition: Away is the latest DTC Unicorn; SoftBank looks to Grofers for share of Indian e-commerce; Tavistock launches new DTC app. Away is the latest DTC Unicorn Direct-to-consumer (DTC) luggage brand Away on Tuesday announced USD$100m (£78m) in […]

16-yr-old Malaysian girl jumps to death after conducting Instagram poll

16-yr-old Malaysian girl jumps to death after conducting Instagram poll

Instagram is getting a new featureInstagram In a shocking incident, a 16-year-old Malaysian girl jumped off a building in Sarawak after conducting a poll among her followers on photo-sharing app Instagram asking them to choose “D/L” (death and life). Soon, she ended her life which has put Instagram as well as the followers who chose […]

Twitter partners with KCON to bring exclusive content and highlights from KCON 2019 Japan to KPop fans worldwide

Twitter partners with KCON to bring exclusive content and highlights from KCON 2019 Japan to KPop fans worldwide

Experience Red Carpet moments in real time through Twitter-exclusive live streams Go backstage with exclusive video clips by Twitter Join the conversation on Twitter with special emojis that generate when certain hashtags, including #KCON2019JAPAN, #KCON2019USA, or #LETSKCON, are used The Twitter x KCON partnership will include KCON 2019 in Tokyo, New York, Los Angeles and […]

Social Media And Their Pro’s And Con’s To Mental Illnesses In Malaysia

Social Media And Their Pro’s And Con’s To Mental Illnesses In Malaysia

The death of a 16-year-old girl in Kuching, have raised some serious questions… A 16-year-old girl from Kuching, Sarawak, has taken her life by jumping to her death after 69% of voters on an Instagram poll, voted for her to end her life. Source Prior to her death, the girl uploaded an Instagram-story with a […]

Five Vietnamese Twitter accounts you should be following – Life & Style

Five Vietnamese Twitter accounts you should be following – Life & Style

H’Hen Nie with her mom in the simple kitchen that belongs to her family in Đắk Lắk Province.— Photo from H’Hen Nie’s Twitter Facebook might rule the social media world when it comes to Việt Nam, as an estimated 45 million people have accounts on the website.  It’s another story when it comes to Twitter, […]

Trump is being mocked on Chinese social media for giving Huawei free publicity,

Trump is being mocked on Chinese social media for giving Huawei free publicity,

President Donald Trump declared a national emergency over “threats against information and communications technology and services” on Wednesday. The executive order is expected to precede a ban on US companies buying Huawei telecoms equipment. The order was the subject of “intense discussion” on Chinese social media, BBC Monitoring reported, with Weibo users deriding Trump. Huawei […]

Malaysian teen allegedly jumps to her death after running Instagram poll: Report

Malaysian teen allegedly jumps to her death after running Instagram poll: Report

ReutersMay 16, 2019 09:45:32 IST Malaysian lawmakers on Wednesday called on authorities to investigate reports of a teenager who allegedly jumped to her death after asking her social media followers to vote on whether she should take her own life. Police in Sarawak, on Malaysia’s east, said a 16-year-old girl, who was not named, had […]

TikTok: Battleground India: TikTok bests Facebook in round 1

TikTok: Battleground India: TikTok bests Facebook in round 1

BENGALURU: India is emerging as a key battleground in the fight for dominance between Facebook and its Chinese rival TikTok, especially in the race to lure young, first-time internet users. With China having blocked Facebook, the US social media giant needs to ensure it gains traction with young Indians to retain its global dominance and […]

Trump warns China it will be 'hurt badly' by trade war, in rambling misspelled Twitter attack on President Xi | The Independent

Trump warns China it will be 'hurt badly' by trade war, in rambling misspelled Twitter attack on President Xi | The Independent

Donald Trump has warned China it would be “hurt very badly” by a trade war in a rambling Twitter attack on president Xi Jinping, even as markets plunged amid fears of further escalation. The US president responded to criticism of his decision to increase tariffs by warning his Chinese counterpart not to retaliate and accusing him of […]

Indian Twitter Is Not Here For All The Monday Morning 'Game Of Thrones' Spoilers

Indian Twitter Is Not Here For All The Monday Morning 'Game Of Thrones' Spoilers

Unlike the lucky Americans, most other parts of the world do not get to watch Game of Thrones in peace. Because by the time Sunday night arrives in the US of A, it’s a dreaded Monday everywhere else.  Now, there are two types of GoT fans, the ones who wake up in the wee hours […]