Hong Kong Taxi Tryst Exposes Online Privacy Concerns

Hong Kong Taxi Tryst Exposes Online Privacy Concerns

The next time you sit down in a taxi with a camera pointing at you, are you sure your privacy will be protected? For Hong Kong singer Andy Hui Chi-on and TVB actress Jacqueline Wong Sum-wing, they now know they can’t escape the glare of the cameras.

Brunei Hotels Deactivate Social Media Accounts

Brunei Hotels Deactivate Social Media Accounts

The small Asian nation of Brunei continues to fall under intense criticism for its laws promulgating death for homosexual behavior.

Asian Users Hit With Facebook Outage

Asian Users Hit With Facebook Outage

How can you spend a delightful Sunday without sending Instagram, Facebook or WhatsApp messages? Yesterday a lot of users in Asia had to learn what to do without these social media crutches.

Faith in the age of social media, Singapore

Faith in the age of social media, Singapore

As more people began to take to the Internet and social media to air their views in the early 2010s, Mr Shivanand Rai, then a student at Singapore Management University, began to see a lot of misinformation that was being spread by non-Hindus from abroad. “They would bash rituals, (the fact that) we have many […]

Enthused about voting, Indian expat flaunts ticket on social media, only to find it cancelled

Enthused about voting, Indian expat flaunts ticket on social media, only to find it cancelled

Even though the man lost a lot of money that did not deter him to come to India for casting his votes. With the 17th Lok Sabha elections underway, not just voters in the country but also voters living abroad are excited to exercise their franchise. However, for one such excited Indian voter residing in […]

Listed Chinese internet companies see market capitalization surge in Q1

Listed Chinese internet companies see market capitalization surge in Q1

An online celebrity reacts for her followers via a livestreaming app in Wuhan, capital of Hubei province. [Photo by Miao Jian/For China Daily] BEIJING – China’s listed internet companies worldwide see their market capitalization surge in the first quarter of 2019, according to a report released by the China Academy of Information and Communications Technology […]

WhatsApp Users Spread Antivaccine Rumors in India

WhatsApp Users Spread Antivaccine Rumors in India

WhatsApp has an estimated 300 million users in India, where hundreds of millions have come online for the first time; a roadside clothing vendor uses his phone in Hyderabad, India, on March 15. Photo: Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg News By Newley Purnell Newley Purnell The Wall Street Journal Biography @newley newley [email protected] April 13, 2019 7:00 a.m. […]

Twitter Data Shows BJP Leaders Most Talked About In India During Elections

Twitter Data Shows BJP Leaders Most Talked About In India During Elections

Twitter has become a playground for politicians and world leaders to announce latest policy decisions and achievements. The likes of Narendra Modi and Donald Trump are some of the most followed personalities on Twitter. As a result the platform has become a barometer of sorts for public opinion, with huge activity on important days. Take […]

US submarine cable firm to take part in laying Australia-China internet cable – Markets Morning

US submarine cable firm to take part in laying Australia-China internet cable – Markets Morning

SubCom is going to lay an internet cable that will link Australia with Hong Kong, said the U.S. submarine cable company on Thursday. The planned route of linking Australia and Hong Kong through Papua New Guinea would not only be the most direct link between the two countries but it will also make the presence […]

Senators word war rages on Twitter – The Manila Times Online

Senators word war rages on Twitter – The Manila Times Online

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E-commerce Platform Pinkoi Teams up with Venture Capital Firm Cherubic Ventures to Create Joint Venture for Fostering Asian Creative Industries

E-commerce Platform Pinkoi Teams up with Venture Capital Firm Cherubic Ventures to Create Joint Venture for Fostering Asian Creative Industries

Pinkoi, a Taiwanese e-commerce platform for trading goods with original designs, has created a joint venture with Cherubic Ventures, a technology-focused venture capital firm, which will foster Asia’s creative industries and help local designers reach global markets. The Taipei-based e-commerce platform announced in mid-April that Taiwanese printed fabric designer InBlooom would be the first company […]

YouTube: Make-up influencers are a rage on Indian social media, notching up followers and making good money

YouTube: Make-up influencers are a rage on Indian social media, notching up followers and making good money

A 2-minute,45-second video on drawing the perfect winged eyeliner has notched up, don’t blink, 2,44,68,428 views on YouTube India. That is over 15 times more views than the Main Bhi Chowkidar video on the Narendra Modi channel. Shruti Arjun Anand, a 33-year-old with a BTech degree, is traipsing through her beauty channels on YouTube with […]

Facebook : WhatsApp Users Spread Antivaccine Rumors in India

Facebook : WhatsApp Users Spread Antivaccine Rumors in India

By Newley PurnellNEW DELHI–Antivaccine misinformation, some of it from social media posts in the West, is spreading in India on WhatsApp, undermining efforts to root out measles and rubella in a country where tens of thousands of people are struck by the diseases each year.Dozens of schools in Mumbai have refused to allow health officials […]

Facebook ‘plans’ to bring chat back into main app | Local News for British Asian and Indian Community in London

Facebook ‘plans’ to bring chat back into main app | Local News for British Asian and Indian Community in London

Facebook. (Photo: Facebook) In a hint that Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has begun taking steps towards merging all his platforms into one, the social network is planning to bring back chat right into its core mobile app…reports Asian Lite News Facebook. (Photo: Facebook) According to a report in Engadget, App researcher Jane Manchun Wong has […]

Facebook : WhatsApp Users Spread Antivaccine Rumors in India | MarketScreener

Facebook : WhatsApp Users Spread Antivaccine Rumors in India | MarketScreener

By Newley PurnellNEW DELHI–Antivaccine misinformation, some of it from social media posts in the West, is spreading in India on WhatsApp, undermining efforts to root out measles and rubella in a country where tens of thousands of people are struck by the diseases each year.Dozens of schools in Mumbai have refused to allow health officials […]

Facebook spent $22.6 million to keep CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his family safe in 2018 – IBTimes India

Facebook spent $22.6 million to keep CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his family safe in 2018 – IBTimes India

reuters Social networking service company Facebook Inc has disclosed in a regulatory filing that it spent $22.6 million on the security of CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his family last year. The filing disclosed that $9 million was spent in 2017. Zuckerberg also received $2.6 million for using his private aircraft. According to TechCrunch, Zuckerberg was awarded […]

Reserve Bank Of India [Rbi] – reg: fund transfer from facebook anniversary award by mr. thomas carrick on 12/04/2019

Reserve Bank Of India [Rbi] – reg: fund transfer from facebook anniversary award by mr. thomas carrick on 12/04/2019

It is reported by Mr. Thomas Carrick and informed by the RBI vide their ref.no. RBI/0A2/138061/2019, fILE NO. RBI/XUSTGE837/F12/2019 That I have won the FACEBOOK ANNIVERSARY CHARITY AWARD and a sum of rupees Three Crore Forty lakh only has been deposited by above Mr.Thomas Carrick in my favor with you. for crediting the amount with […]

Prominent Myanmar Filmmaker Held in Jail For Facebook Post Criticizing Military

Prominent Myanmar Filmmaker Held in Jail For Facebook Post Criticizing Military

A Myanmar court on Friday denied bail for a renowned filmmaker and human rights activist sued by a government military officer for allegedly insulting and defaming the armed forces in a Facebook post, sending him to Yangon’s notorious Insein Prison until his next court appearance in late April, his attorney said. Min Htin Ko Ko […]

2nd Circuit Reverses Dismissal in Favor of Chinese E-Commerce Giant on Forum Grounds | New York Law Journal – Law.com

2nd Circuit Reverses Dismissal in Favor of Chinese E-Commerce Giant on Forum Grounds | New York Law Journal – Law.com

An E-Commerce China Dangdang Inc. banner hangs from the facade of the New York Stock Exchange after its IPO in 2010. (Photo: Jin Lee/Bloomberg) A district court failed to apply the multistage analysis before determining whether a case should be dismissed on forum non conveniens grounds, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit […]

In Asia, India is most excited about Game Of Thrones, on Instagram at least

In Asia, India is most excited about Game Of Thrones, on Instagram at least

The whole world is probably excited about Game of Thrones Season 8 and that’s more than obvious. And what excites us in life also reflects on social media. Take Instagram for example. Game of Thrones (GoT) and its related hashtags have been trending for a while and Instagram tracked these trends with some rather interesting […]

32 under police probe over e-commerce, commercial crimes, Singapore

32 under police probe over e-commerce, commercial crimes, Singapore

After a three-day police operation, 32 people were hauled up for e-commerce and commercial crime-related offences that led to losses of more than $1.5 million for the victims. The police said yesterday that 22 men and 10 women, aged between 17 and 56, are currently assisting in investigations. The suspects are believed to be involved […]

Lok Sabha Election 2019: Twitter records 45.6 million tweets as India polls begin

Lok Sabha Election 2019: Twitter records 45.6 million tweets as India polls begin

Twitter recorded 45.6 million tweets on its platform during a one-month period in the run-up to the polls, registering 1.2 million tweets on the first day of voting on Thursday. Polling was done for 91 seats in 18 states and two union territories on Thursday. Prime Minister Modi (@narendramodi) emerged as the most mentioned figure […]

US officials made ‘fake’ Facebook profiles to nab Indian students

US officials made ‘fake’ Facebook profiles to nab Indian students

NationPosted at: Apr 12, 2019, 11:22 AM; last updated: Apr 12, 2019, 11:26 AM (IST) Also in this section The Facebook profiles were allegedly created by the ICE’s Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) division, the Guardian reported on Thursday. AFP photo London, April 12 Facebook has said that the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) violated […]

7 Destinations In Malaysia That Will Take Your Instagram To Foreign Lands!

7 Destinations In Malaysia That Will Take Your Instagram To Foreign Lands!

Running out of pics to post while your friends are traveling everywhere taking pictures of famous attractions all over the world? via GIPHY Here are a few spots we think might convince you that you don’t need to travel all the way to the other side of the world, to get a good photo that […]

Facebook opens new headquarters in Taiwan | #AsiaNewsNetwork

Facebook opens new headquarters in Taiwan | #AsiaNewsNetwork

Taiwan is a very important market to Facebook and the relocation reflects the company’s confidence in the future of the local market by laying down a marker for its long-term development in Taiwan, said Dan Neary, Asia-Pacific president at the California-based social media and networking service company. He said Facebook will continue to invest in […]

Facebook opens new headquarters in Taiwan

Facebook opens new headquarters in Taiwan

TAIPEI (CNA) – Facebook Inc. opened a new Taiwan headquarters in Nan Shan Plaza, in the Xinyi District of Taipei yesterday. Taiwan is a very important market to Facebook and the relocation reflects the company’s confidence in the future of the local market by laying down a marker for its long-term development in Taiwan, said […]

MS Dhoni in trouble for outburst; Twitter slams CSK skipper for 'being out of line' – IBTimes India

MS Dhoni in trouble for outburst; Twitter slams CSK skipper for 'being out of line' – IBTimes India

[embedded content] For MS Dhoni, criticisms and praises do not quite fluster him as he takes them both in his stride. But when he walked out on to the field from the dugout to argue with the umpires, it was an uncharacteristic burst from the Chennai Super Kings skipper. “He was certainly fired up the […]

Lok Sabha Election 2019: Twitter records 45.6 million tweets as India polls begin | Tech-Chat Solutions

Lok Sabha Election 2019: Twitter records 45.6 million tweets as India polls begin | Tech-Chat Solutions

Twitter recorded 45.6 million tweets on its platform during a one-month period in the run-up to the polls, registering 1.2 million tweets on the first day of voting on Thursday. Polling was done for 91 seats in 18 states and two union territories on Thursday. Prime Minister Modi (@narendramodi) emerged as the most mentioned figure […]