Bytedance’s E-Commerce Ambitions Look Beyond China | Jing Daily

Key Takeaways: The explosive growth of Bytedance’s Douyin in China and TikTok globally have given it enormous influence, leading companies to hire “” while raising concerns in countries like the and over the past year. And in the run-up to an impending IPO, Bytedance is quickly to nab market share from Chinese tech incumbents like […]

‘Those who don’t comply with WhatsApp’s policies will be removed,’ Facebook has directly challenged the Indian govt

Facebook-owned WhatsApp on May 15 rolled out its dictatorial privacy policy and announced that those not complying with a ‘yes’ to the policy change will slowly be kicked out of the platform. WhatsApp on Monday told the High Court through its lawyer Kapil Sibal that it is trying to get users on board but in […]


Najib govt’s RM6.5m deal April 2018 with Israeli firm Senpai to surveil PH  according to court documents sighted by tech news site Calcalist system to gather information and analyse data on civilian activity system to be used by SB to keep tabs on political activists (OSTB : Hello SB, file OutSyed The Box sudah boleh […]

BukuKas, whose app offers digital bookkeeping, online payments, and e-commerce services to small businesses in Indonesia, raises $50M Series B (Catherine Shu/TechCrunch)

About This Page This is a Techmeme archive page. It shows how the site appeared at 2:50 AM ET, May 18, 2021. The most current version of the site as always is available at our home page. To view an earlier snapshot click here and then modify the date indicated. From Mediagazer Brooks Barnes / New York Times: Tyler […]

SRA announces Lazada as e-commerce partner for Great Singapore Sale 2021 | Digital News Asia

GSS to start with Lazada’s 6.6 campaign; SRA member enjoy 0% commission Members also gain access to Lazada tech infrastructure, payments gateway, logistics THE Singapore Retailers Association (SRA), a non-profit non-governmental key representative body for the retail industry in Singapore, has announced Lazada as the “Official E-Commerce Partner” for the upcoming Great Singapore Sale (GSS) […]

McDonald’s Malaysia Lodges Police Report Following Boycott Campaign On WhatsApp

The countless attacks by the Israeli Zionist regime on Palestine has broken the hearts of many Malaysians. In expressing their upmost support, a lot of them have already launched several boycott campaigns on products and brands associated with the country. In this case, McDonald’s Malaysia has also become a target of dissemination of inaccurate information […]

Eid ul Fitr 2021- How to send Eid WhatsApp stickers on Android, iOS – Apps News India TV

Image Source : PIXABAY Eid ul Fitr 2021: How to send Eid WhatsApp stickers on Android, iOS Eid ul Fitr 2021 WhatsApp stickers: Eid is just around the corner and will be celebrated in India on May 13, this year. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, none of us is able to head out and […]

Bắc Kạn launches OCOP e-commerce floor – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports – VietNam News

A booth displaying Bắc Kạn Province’s OCOP products in Hà Nội. Photo BẮC KẠN — Authorities in the northern mountainous province of Bắc Kạn signed a deal with the Kim Nam Group on Monday to launch the e-commerce floor, to boost the sustainable consumption of local One Commune, One Product (OCOP) goods. The deal is […]

WhatsApp new privacy policy is a violation of the Indian IT law and rules, says government to Delhi High Court

The government has told the Delhi High Court that it views the new privacy policy of WhatsApp as a violation of the Indian information technology (IT) law and rules. In this regard, the government has sought directions to WhatsApp to make it clear whether it was confirming to the same. The government has written to […]

This social media-approved blush is coming to Singapore and you need to add it to your to-buy list

If you’ve been following us, you’d probably already know we’re huge fans of the Givenchy Prisme Libre loose powder. The bestseller from the luxury brand attained cult status for the way it offers radiance while setting your makeup so it won’t budge for the entire day. Good news for fellow fans, Givenchy has launched its […]

Rashmika Mandanna to Samantha Akkineni: 5 most-followed South Indian actresses on Instagram

Rashmika MandannaRashmika Mandanna, the National Crush of India, makes millions of hearts beat with her contagious smile and bubbly personality. She enjoys a followership of 17.2 million followers. Soon she will make a debut in Bollywood with Mission Majnu.

WhatsApp privateness coverage not conforming to Indian IT legal guidelines: Centre to HC | Expertise Information

The Centre on Monday told the Delhi High Court that it views the new privacy policy of WhatsApp as a violation of the Indian Information Technology (IT) law and rules, and sought directions to the social media platform to make it clear whether it was confirming the same. The central government’s claim was made before […]

New WhatsApp Privacy Policy Not Conforming to Indian IT Laws: Centre to HC

New Delhi: The Centre told the Delhi high court that it believes that WhatsApp’s new privacy policy violates the Indian Information Technology (IT) law and rules. It sought directions for the social media platform to clarify whether or not it was conforming to the same. The central government’s claim was made before a bench of […]

Southeast Asian food e-commerce giants Gojek & Tokopedia confirm $18bn merger

‘Super app’ Gojek and e-commerce platform Tokopedia have confirmed in a joint announcement that they will merge into a new entity called GoTo. With an estimated combined valuation of $18 billion, the deal is set to be Indonesia’s biggest M&A transaction to date. Gojek launched in 2010 as a motorbike-hailing platform, before branching out into […]

Scribe & Activist Arrested in India After Posting 'Cow Dung, Urine Doesn't Cure COVID' on Facebook

© CC0 / mhollaen Since coming to power in 2014, the BJP’s obsession with the cow is known to everyone. In 2019, it set up a cow commission to make laws and welfare schemes for them. In 2021, the Modi government announced a national-level exam on cow science, where more than 500,000 people participated. Police […]

Twitter Blue: A subscription-led future of Twitter? | Indian Television Dot Com

KOLKATA: Is Twitter gearing up to launch a subscription service? Yes, say reports. The microblogging site is considering the launch of Twitter Blue priced at $2.99 per month, according to an independent researcher. One of its most interesting features is “undo tweet” which could allow users to prevent a tweet from being sent. Users can […]

B2B e-commerce platform Moglix joins unicorn club following US$120 mil fundraise | The Edge Singapore

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Russia partially halts punitive Twitter slowdown, warns other tech platforms | World | China Daily

This Oct 26, 2020, photo shows the logo of US social network Twitter displayed on the screen of a smartphone and a tablet in Toulouse, southern France. (Lionel BONAVENTURE / AFP) MOSCOW – Russia partially halted a punitive slowdown of Twitter on Monday after it deleted a large portion of content deemed illegal by Moscow, […]

Bengal violence- Fake posts from Brazil, Bangladesh flood social media

KOLKATA: Cops in Bengal have deleted more than 500 fake posts of “post-poll violence in Bengal” and “Hindu genocide in Bengal” in the last 96 hours but the numbers are just one indicator of the enormity of the problem. The fakes have become much more “international”: among images sought to be passed off as “Bengal […]

China Has Used ‘Army’ of Fake Twitter Accounts to Amplify Message on Social Media Platform, Report

Spread the love (Nicholas Sherman) China’s ruling Communist Party has used tens-of-thousands of fake Twitter accounts to push pro-government, anti-Western rhetoric on the social media site, according to findings of a joint analysis released Tuesday. Related Biden Begins with HUMILIATING Approval Rating as the WEAKEST President EVER! (Video) Source – Just The News by Nicholas Sherman, May […]

Wake Up, Singapore: Ban and probe racist social media accounts | The Independent Singapore News

– Advertisement – Singapore—Activist group Wake Up, Singapore put up a post on its social media pages on Sunday (May 16) calling out the racism against Indians in certain Instagram accounts. One account, @abolish_ceca___, shockingly says its “main aim is to eradicate Indians from this country”. Wake Up, Singapore called for a ban on the […]

Twitter might be working on its subscription-based service named Twitter Blue | News – Times of India Videos

May 18, 2021, 04:00AM ISTSource: ANI Micro-blogging site Twitter had previously confirmed that it is exploring a paid subscription model for some features, and recently speculations have come to light about how much this new subscription-based service will cost and what it will be called. According to The Verge, Jane Manchun Wong an app researcher […]

Russia extends Twitter slowdown, warns Facebook, YouTube – Manila Standard

Russia said Monday it would continue slowing down Twitter’s operations over illegal content and threatened Facebook and YouTube with similar measures.  State telecommunications watchdog Roskomnadzor imposed slowdowns on Twitter’s services in mid-March, accusing it of failing to remove content related to child pornography, drug use and calls for minors to commit suicide. The watchdog gave […]

Aditya Narayan on Social Media Criticism of Indian Idol 12: Don't Want Feedback from Bots

Indian Idol 12 has been facing criticism for a various reasons over the past few weeks. The show has been extended and it recently celebrated it’s 50 episode jubilee. When Kishore Kumar’s son Amit Kumar Ganguly was invited for a special episode dedicated to his father, netizens were outraged with how the singers and judges […]

Big Asia merger creates $18 billion ride-hailing and e-commerce group

New Delhi (CNN Business)Gojek and Tokopedia — two of Indonesia’s biggest startups — have agreed to merge to create the largest tech group in the country and one of the biggest ride-hailing and e-commerce companies in southeast Asia. The new entity will be called GoTo Group, the two companies said in statement Monday, and is […]

China Utilising Global Social Media Platforms To Influence Foreign Audience: Oxford Internet Institute Report

China Utilising Global Social Media Platforms To Influence Foreign Audience: Oxford Internet Institute Report Tuesday, May 18, 2021 by Indian Defence News China is using social media giants like Twitter and Facebook to broadcast State propaganda to global audiences, which is further amplified by fake Twitter accounts. This was revealed by the Oxford Internet Institute […]

COVID Forces Chinese Internet Cafes to Turn into Crypto Mining Hubs

Source: Adobe/stasstepanov Chinese internet cafe owners are turning their businesses into crypto mining centers as social distancing measures continue to bite in the Middle Kingdom. According to The Time Weekly, via Sina, a huge number of the 24-hour internet cafes, created primarily for PC gamers, closed down in 2020 – when the coronavirus pandemic forced […]

WhatsApp new privacy policy violates Indian IT laws, Centre tells Delhi HC

The Centre on Monday told the Delhi High Court that it views the new privacy policy of WhatsApp as a violation of the Indian Information Technology (IT) law and rules, and sought directions to the social media platform to make it clear whether it was confirming the same. WhatsApp is introducing a new policy asking […]