Facebook has reported that they have removed accounts and pages in Thailand to counter deceptive political propaganda and other abuses.
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 […]
SAN FRANCISCO – An animated Facebook video that begins with a photo of the black flags of jihad. Seconds later, it flashes highlights of a year of social media posts: plaques of anti-Semitic verses, talk of retribution and a photo of two men carrying more jihadi flags while they burn the stars and stripes. It […]
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 […]
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.
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 has also served as an outlet for dissent and critical voices under the junta, especially by exiles.
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 […]