Wed, 01 May 2019 10:43
In revamp, Facebook bets on small-scale connections, romance
San José, United States - Got a crush on another Facebook user? The social network will help you connect, as part of a revamp unveiled Tuesday that aims to foster real-world relationships and make the platform a more intimate place for groups of friends.
Sun, 24 Mar 2019 06:58
Taking photos of marked ballots against law, EC warns voters
The Election Commission (EC) has warned voters against taking photos of their marked ballots for display on social networks.
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 15:21
Investigation ordered into video showing tourist boat dropping anchor on reef
The chief of Mu Koh Lanta National Park in Krabi province has ordered an investigation into a video clip widely shared on social network that showed a tourist boat dropping anchor on to a coral reef near Koh Ngai.
Fri, 15 Mar 2019 01:00
A day not to ‘like’ for world’s social network giant
Facebook grappled with challenges on two fronts on Wednesday, an hours-long outage and intensified scrutiny from investigators reportedly probing data deals struck by the world’s largest social network.
Sat, 23 Feb 2019 09:48
Social media operators meet to plot best practice guidelines
THREE big social media platforms have taken part in a workshop in Thailand that the organisers say was aimed at coming up with the best practice for use of social networks.
Thu, 31 Jan 2019 01:00
Facebook paid users to track smartphone use: report
Washington - Facebook paid users, including teens, to track their smartphone activity as part of an effort to glean more data that could help the social network's competition efforts, according to a new report that may raise fresh privacy concerns.
Tue, 29 Jan 2019 12:05
Netflix adds an app
Almost everyone these days uses the social networks to share their lives, what they are doing and their likes and dislikes.
movie & TV
Wed, 23 Jan 2019 01:00
In China, unhappiness tracks poor air quality
Eye-watering, throat-scratching air pollution is a major driver of big city blues in China, according to a study published yesterday that matched social network chatter with fine-particle pollution levels.
Mon, 14 Jan 2019 16:46
No preservatives in famous steamed mackerel, corrects protection chief
A consumer protection unit in Samut Songkhram province on Monday denied a widespread claim on social network platforms that preservatives were being added to steamed mackerels, a renowned local product of the province.
Tue, 25 Dec 2018 01:00
Facebook defends data sharing after new report
FACEBOOK has defended its data sharing practices after a report revealed that certain partners of the social network had access to a range of personal information about users and their friends.
Fri, 14 Dec 2018 07:16
Facebook teaches New Yorkers about privacy at 'pop-up' kiosk
Facebook, under fire over missteps on privacy and data protection, went directly to the public on Thursday with a pop-up kiosk in New York where users could ask questions and find out more about how the social network handles personal information.
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 14:56
Beware ‘Canadian’ farmworker scam, Thai workers warned
The Department of Employment (DOE) is warning Thais who wish to work in the agricultural sector in Canada to beware of fraud on social networking sites.
Fri, 30 Nov 2018 15:07
Facebook says COO Sandberg asked for info on Soros
Facebook on Thursday said that chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg asked staff to look into whether billionaire critic George Soros had a financial interest in tarnishing the social network.
Thu, 29 Nov 2018 14:34
Facebook mulled charging for access to user data
Facebook on Wednesday said it considered charging application makers to access data at the social network.
Tue, 20 Nov 2018 01:00
Chinese mourn ‘backbone of the nation’ scientist
MANY PEOPLE expressed their condolences following news reports on Sina Weibo and WeChat, the most popular social network platforms in China, that prominent scientist Cheng Kaijia had died.