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Musk becomes ‘Daddy DotCom’ on Twitter

Musk’s Twitter account is one of the most watched in corporate America.

Social media attacks cost PAS at 2018 polls, says women’s leader

Leader of PAS Muslimat bemoans loss of opportunities at the general election.

Stop inciting hatred among races on social media, Sabah cops warn...

They say 2 cases in Petagas and Ranau have escalated because of hate comments on social media.

Facebook says CEO did not ignore personal data issues

Facebook denies Zuckerberg or any other Facebook employee knowingly violate the company's obligations under the FTC consent order nor do any emails exist that indicate they did.

WSJ: Emails could show Zuckerberg knew of questionable privacy practices

Facebook has been increasingly hit with criticism over its poor management and security of users' private information.

Work with us for positive changes, Dr M urges Facebook

The prime minister wants the social media giant and other platform providers to continue collaborating with the government as well as law enforcement agencies.

Let’s keep Malaysia beautiful, not see it burn

To help foster unity, the government should make it a priority to educate people on fact checking, especially postings on social media.

Breakup isn’t the answer, Facebook’s Zuckerberg says

Mark Zuckerberg's defence comes as the company recently disabled billions of bogus accounts and says that 5% of active accounts are likely fakes.

No Malaysian infected with monkeypox, says health ministry

This follows claims on social media that cases have been detected in Johor and Kuala Lumpur.

Police hunt three men in car repossession viral video

Woman claims the men tried to tow her car away despite her not receiving a repossession notice.

Facebook removes 265 fake accounts linked to Israeli firm

The move is part of wider efforts by Facebook to address concerns over privacy lapses and hate speech in social media.

MCMC, cops to see whether cyberbullying laws need tightening

Minister Gobind Singh Deo says his ministry will amend laws if it becomes necessary following case of Sarawak girl killing herself after conducting Instagram poll.

Don’t do it, parents told on public shaming of kids

A social worker and a psychologist say shaming children on social media is a form of emotional abuse which can inflict long-term harm.

Singer Selena Gomez laments dangers of social media at Cannes

Selena Gomez is one of the world's most-watched Instagram stars, with over 150 million followers.

Facebook tightens live-streaming in crackdown on violence

Facebook will bar 'dangerous' people from posting live videos on its platform, in response to the livestream of the March 2019 mosque massacre in New Zealand.

Whistleblower says Facebook generating terror content

The National Whistleblowers Center survey shows Facebook is not delivering on its claims about eliminating extremist posts or accounts.

Facebook’s co-founder joins calls to break up the company

Chris Hughes echoes sentiments from US lawmakers, who have also urged anti-trust action to break up big tech companies.

China’s social media troll ‘army’ wages war on Uighurs

The self-styled Diba Central Army is a Chinese patriotic group which has targeted other pages in the past to defend Beijing.

My social media accounts hacked, claims Anwar

The Port Dickson MP repeats calls for better safeguards against cyber attacks.

More Aussie candidates withdraw over social media posts

Anti-Muslim, anti-Semitic and lewd comments by candidates force them to drop out of race.

MCMC raids suspect’s home after FB allegations against royals, leaders

Officers also confiscated a laptop, modem, smartphone, SIM card and memory card.

Facebook bans accounts for several far-right figures

The bans show Facebook is taking a firmer hand in enforcing its own service terms regarding harmful speech and misinformation.

Doctor vents problems faced by neglected, underfunded Sabah rural clinics

'Chun Tean' says he has been forced to take to Facebook to publicise the issues as going through the proper channels has not worked.

British police investigate online picture reported to be Sala’s body

British police are working with a number of agencies to investigate who is responsible for the posting.