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Social media makes it easier to racially abuse players

Leceister City's Wes Morgan says the problem has gotten worse since he began his career.

China netizens outraged over Facebook firing of coder

Software engineer's dismissal is linked to alleged discrimination against foreign staff.

Sorry, all my old notes taken by PH, Najib tells self-styled...

The former prime minister takes a jab at PH in a light-hearted response to a spam message on social media.

6 wining ways to plan and host a great networking event

Some clever planning of goals, logistics and promotions will guarantee a successful networking event.

China fans demand refunds after Tencent halts NBA streaming

Firm wants to stop broadcasting entire preseason in response to free speech row.

Twitter, TweetDeck suffer global outage, thousands hit

Japan and India among countries affected according to the company.

Slide into my DMs, Keisuke Honda tells Man United

The Japanese midfielder tells United he does not need money but needs to play with a great team and teammates.

In Australia, users can’t see ‘likes’ on Facebook from today

Trial designed to ease social pressure could be rolled out worldwide.

Parliamentary select committee proposed to manage fake news

Minister Gobind Singh Deo says it can advise the government on how to move forward on social media issues.

West Ham ban supporter after ‘disgusting’ chants

The individual would be banned for life from the London Stadium.

Vietnam’s online crowd swells as new entrant takes on Facebook, Google

Information Minister Nguyen Manh Hung hopes Vietnamese social networks will one day overtake the foreign alternatives.

Sabah cops monitoring online and print media for sensitive issues

State police commissioner Omar Mammah says Sabah is known to be a tolerant society and urges the people to keep it that way.

No more warnings, Muhyiddin tells those who raise sensitive issues online

The home minister says he has instructed the IGP to take immediate action against those who bring up race and religious issues.

4 ways social media can help grow your business

Social media is about engagement, so learn as much as you can about your target audience and use social media platforms to reach them.

Canadians embrace #SheTheNorth after Andreescu’s win

The hashtag #SheTheNorth shot to the top of Canada's trending topics on Twitter, as social media users reimagined the slogan used by the Toronto Raptors.

Sultan Muhammad V regrets ‘personal mistake’ caused social media controversy

The Kelantan palace says it regrets dissemination of personal pictures and inappropriate posts on the sultan's private life.

Social media posts can destroy harmony, warns Maal Hijrah award recipient

He urges Muslims to always preserve the peace in the face of adverse challenges in today's Islamic world.

IGP looking forward to leaving the job ‘as soon as possible’

Abdul Hamid Bador says he never asked to be IGP and just wants to deliver a clean police force.

Australia to block internet domains hosting extremist content during terror attacks

Australia and New Zealand have increased scrutiny of websites and social media companies in the wake of the Christchurch massacre in March.

Facebook hires professional journalists to highlight ‘right stories’

The move comes as the US media landscape is plagued by job losses and newspaper closures, with organisations trying to figure out how to record profits in the age of free news.

China’s social media campaign thriving abroad but banned at home

Beijing-run social media organisations has been pushing a naked propaganda campaign to shape global opinion on Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests.

Demand for cute selfies puts otters at risk

The trend of Instagrammers posting selfies with their pet otter is posing an existential threat to the silky mammal.

Facebook shuts dozens of Myanmar accounts over ‘inauthentic behaviour’

The people behind the latest deleted Myanmar accounts repurposed legitimate news and entertainment content and posted about national and local topics.

No more warnings, top cop tells those inciting racial hatred

Abdul Hamid Bador says there is a tendency to share anything on social media without checking its authenticity.