Facebook Removes User Accounts and Pages in Thailand

Facebook has reported that they have removed accounts and pages in Thailand to counter deceptive political propaganda and other abuses.

Facebook Removes User Accounts and Pages in Thailand

BANGKOK – U.S. Social media giant Facebook has reported that they have removed accounts and pages in Thailand to counter deceptive political propaganda and other abuses. Thailand was one of four countries targeted by Facebook the other three were Russia, Ukraine and Honduras. Across the four countries, a total of 294 accounts, 1,509 pages and […]

Taiwanese Man Arrested on Human Trafficking and Forced Prostitution Charges

Taiwanese Man Arrested on Human Trafficking and Forced Prostitution Charges

BANGKOK – Pol Lt-General Surachet Hakpan, Commander of the Immigration Police Bureau told a press briefing yesterday that police have arrested a Taiwanese man on charges of human trafficking and forced prostitution. Wei Tzu-hao is wanted in Taiwan for conspiring to lure two Thai women via Facebook by offering them jobs, said Pol Lt-General Surachet […]

Facebook Blacklists Myanmar’s Ethnic Rebel Groups

The company has embarked on a huge PR campaign over the last year to prove it is taking action in a country with an estimated 20 million Facebook accounts.

Facebook Blacklists Myanmar’s Ethnic Rebel Groups

  YANGON – Facebook has blacklisted four more of Myanmar’s ethnic rebel groups, the platform announced Tuesday as it struggles to control rampant hate speech, misinformation and incitement on its platform. For years the social media giant has been lambasted for its slow and ineffectual response to incendiary posts, particularly against the country’s Rohingya Muslims. […]

Facebook Thailand to Bar Foreign Electoral Ads Prior to Election

Facebook has also served as an outlet for dissent and critical voices under the junta, especially by exiles.

Facebook Thailand to Bar Foreign Electoral Ads Prior to Election

  BANGKOK – Facebook in Thailand will bar foreign-based election advertisements in Thailand in the lead-up to March elections, the company said Thursday, after being pilloried for not controlling election interference on the platform. Thailand’s poll, set for March 24, is the first since a 2014 coup and will kick off a busy ballot season […]

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