Elon Musk reaches deal to buy Twitter for $44 bn

Elon Musk reaches deal to buy Twitter for $44 bn

Elon Musk, the world's richest man, struck a deal Monday to buy Twitter for $44 billion, capping a saga complete with hostile takeover threats before delivering him personal control of one of the most influential social media platforms on the planet.
Go far together in the Creator Community Economy

Go far together in the Creator Community Economy

The Creator Economy has been taking over the globe, quickly becoming a hotbed for creators that allows them to attract public attention and generate income.
Elon Musk buys large stake in Twitter, sending stock soaring

Elon Musk buys large stake in Twitter, sending stock soaring

Twitter's shares soared after Tesla CEO Elon Musk disclosed on Monday a large stake in the social media company, which he has criticized for its approach to speech rights.
Social video becomes the new normal

Social video becomes the new normal

Platforms allowing video consumers to watch and create their own video content like Facebook have been growing more popular during the COVID-19 pandemic.
H&M fighting to save fanbase after social media backlash

H&M fighting to save fanbase after social media backlash

The future performance of Swedish-backed H&M Vietnam has been on edge in the wake of a recent “nine-dash line” incident. 
Media enhancement fit for a digital future

Media enhancement fit for a digital future

Along with the ongoing discussion about the role and responsibilities of social media and local news outlets that also entail debates about intellectual ownership of news snippets and headlines, the need for general reforms of local newspapers has emerged.
Common sense at the forefront of pandemic fight

Common sense at the forefront of pandemic fight

Like many people, I spend time digesting the heaps of information  being thrown around by mainstream and social media. Continued uncertainty, economic pressures, and news headlines are indeed causing a lot of stress. Everybody should take a deep breath and relax.
Consolidating protection for intellectual property rights

Consolidating protection for intellectual property rights

As Vietnam strives to forge a digital economy, there is a growing need to protect intellectual property rights.
Sharing fake news on social media will be fined from April

Sharing fake news on social media will be fined from April

Posting fake news on social networks will be applied the highest sanction of VND20 million ($870) from April 15, 2020.
Eight-year-old is highest paid YouTuber, earns US$26 million in year

Eight-year-old is highest paid YouTuber, earns US$26 million in year

Eight-year-old Ryan Kaji earned US$26 million in 2019 on his YouTube channel, making him the highest-paid creator on the platform, according to a list published Wednesday by Forbes magazine.
Vinamilk hit by not-so-fresh milk accusations

Vinamilk hit by not-so-fresh milk accusations

Vinamilk has recently been accused of vague ingredients composition in producing so-call “fresh milk”.
Facebook and associated platforms back online after outage

Facebook and associated platforms back online after outage

Facebook said it had restored service following an outage on Thursday (Nov 28) that hindered access to the social platform and its other apps such as Instagram.
Facebook launches new company logo

Facebook launches new company logo

Facebook on Monday (Nov 4) unveiled a new logo to represent the Silicon Valley company, distinct from its core social network.
Vietnamese social network Gapo riddled with errors right after launch

Vietnamese social network Gapo riddled with errors right after launch

Gapo, which was launched with the open ambition to dethrone Facebook in Vietnam, had a rough start plagued with unavailable servers and error messages.
YouTube needs 'new set of rules and laws': Executive

YouTube needs 'new set of rules and laws': Executive

The video-sharing platform YouTube is striving to block those who would use it to promote racism, hate speech, violence and disinformation, its number two executive has told AFP, as the Google-owned company comes under increasing scrutiny.
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