Denise Sandquist, one of the youngest female CEOs of a technology startup in Vietnam

Denise Sandquist, one of the youngest female CEOs of a technology startup in Vietnam

Fika co-founder and CEO Denise Sandquist shared with VIR the company's core values and ambitions in Vietnam.
Microsoft in merger talks with TikTok

Microsoft in merger talks with TikTok

Microsoft has retained its ravenous appetite for social networking sites, as reflected by the recent merger talks with Chinese platform TikTok.
Local social networking sites shaken by draft amendment

Local social networking sites shaken by draft amendment

More than 500 local social networking sites will need to secure a permit to continue earning revenue if the draft decree amending Decree 72 is approved.
Netizen in hot water for posting more han 200 fake news about COVID-19 pandemic

Netizen in hot water for posting more han 200 fake news about COVID-19 pandemic

A key opinion leader ignored regulations and released more than 200 statuses containing disinformation, reaching thousands of gullible readers.
Zalo.vn domain has been suspended for 45 days

Zalo.vn domain has been suspended for 45 days

The VNNIC announced suspending the operations of the zalo.vn domain of VNG Corporation for 45 days to handle the violations of social network operator Zalo.
Made-in-VN Lotus network aims to have 60 million users

Made-in-VN Lotus network aims to have 60 million users

The Vietnamese social network Lotus revealed its plan to attract 60 million users in Viet Nam during its official launch in Ha Noi on Monday.
The launch of Lotus enhances the MIC's ambition of exceeding Facebook

The launch of Lotus enhances the MIC's ambition of exceeding Facebook

The MIC's announcement of launching five local social networks in 2019, including the latest Lotus, shows Vietnam’s desire of escaping Facebook's stranglehold.
Google surprises world by talking for international tax framework

Google surprises world by talking for international tax framework

Contrary to forecasts, Google's representative said that it completely agrees that there is need for an international tax framework on multinational companies.
Google says social network bug exposed private data

Google says social network bug exposed private data

Google announced on Monday (Oct 8) it is shutting down the consumer version of its online social network after fixing a bug exposing private data in as many as 500,000 accounts.
Facebook cuts ad-target options to thwart discrimination

Facebook cuts ad-target options to thwart discrimination

Facebook said on Tuesday (Aug 21) it is cutting more than 5,000 ad-targeting options to prevent advertisers from discriminating based on traits such as religion or race.
Activist groups launch campaign to break up Facebook

Activist groups launch campaign to break up Facebook

WASHINGTON: A coalition of activist groups on Monday (May 21) announced a campaign to break up Facebook, arguing that the huge social network "has too much power over our lives and democracy."
Facebook cleans up Timeline in latest tweak

Facebook cleans up Timeline in latest tweak

Facebook on Wednesday began rolling out new profile pages redesigned to clear away clutter from "Timelines" that chronicle member postings at the leading social network.
Facebook falls flat in market debut

Facebook falls flat in market debut

Facebook stumbled in its first trading day Friday as shares ended barely above the starting price after a glitch-plagued market debut on the Nasdaq that failed to live up to the enormous hype.
Vietnam’s booming online society

Vietnam’s booming online society

Cimigo has just released NetCitizens, the most comprehensive study about internet usage and behaviour in Vietnam.
Facebook tightens grip on user ID data

Facebook tightens grip on user ID data

Facebook on Friday took more steps to stop third-party applications from sharing identifying information about users with advertising and Internet tracking companies.