Burma’s hardline monks will dodge bans on Facebook and keep using the social media giant to “tell the truth,” they said on Friday, after it barred several Buddhist nationalists for hate messages targeting Rohingya Muslims.
A surge of suspicious Twitter accounts has descended on users in Southeast Asia, leaving many to wonder what the platform is doing to ensure their privacy.
Burmese civil society groups on Wednesday welcomed a commitment by Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg to increase efforts to curb messages inciting violence, but urged the social media giant to deploy more resources in the Southeast Asian country.
On 2 December 1766, the Swedish Riksdag adopted the world’s first Freedom of the Press Act.
As Internet and mobile phone use surge, more women are experiencing abusive online posting of intimate private photos without their consent.
The fast-increasing use of social media in Burma played a crucial role in the election campaign, with activists and politicians leveraging the medium.