YouTube has removed approximately 90% of “toxic” video clips the Vietnamese Government complained about in 2017, Minister of Information and Communications Truong Minh Tuan claimed on December 22.
Along with Vinamilk and Vingroup, numerous Vietnamese brands have stopped advertisting on the world’s largest online video site YouTube after their advertisements were linked to clips containing poor content.
In May, Tran Thien An from the southern province of Bac Lieu was sentenced to eight years in prison for raping a 12-year-old he met via the internet.
The introduction of 4G and 5G will be important foundations for Vietnam’s digital economy.
A new 20-minute animation on a popular historic legend has gone viral among Vietnamese internet users in the past few days.
Have you seen a guy traveling on Saigon’s streets gripping the back of a motorbike while speaking non-stop into a camera attached to his helmet?
By playing their own rules, international social networks like Facebook or Youtube not only make it difficult for Vietnamese state agencies to dispense their tasks of administrative management, but they also cause Vietnamese enterprises endless misery with fake or misleading content.
Local digital content firms are claiming of unfair treatment compared to their foreign peers, with Vietnamese companies saying they face many regulations while firms like Google, Facebook and YouTube don’t pay taxes and are unhindered by regulations and policies.
The Ho Chi Minh City Music Conservatory is organising a summer music camp to provide participating young people with a platform to showcase their talents during their annual break from school.
The implementation of regulations related to food advertisement has improved, but managing advertising on social networks like Facebook and YouTube has faced a number of difficulties.
After working with Vietnamese authorities, YouTube and Facebook have removed 3,000 clips and over 600 accounts deemed inappropriate or slanderous toward Vietnamese individuals and organisations.
VOV.VN - Korean acoustic musician Sungha Jung has unveiled he is heading back to Vietnamese shores for the 4th time at the end of August.
Many young people can earn thousands of dollars a month just by uploading video clips on Youtube.
Young comic actor Huynh Lap set a new record when his parody film based on Vietnamese blockbuster Tam Cam: Chuyen Chua Ke (Tam Cam: The Untold Story) earned three million views one day after appearing on YouTube.
VOV.VN - The explosion of social media has enabled people to access and share information much faster. But the rapid development of information technology also poses grave challenges to information managers.
Social networks have become a bigger part of Vietnam’s internet-savvy community, but it's too bad they all too often serve as an arena for public shaming and hate speech, a new study has found.
The Ministry of Information and Communication has urged enterprises to collaborate with the Government in efforts to build a healthy Internet society through advertising only on online channels which comply with established laws.
Many big companies in Vietnam, including Vietnam Airlines and Vinamilk, have stopped advertising on Youtube after local authorities announced that their ads have been running on illegal videos.
Two Vietnamese ministries have discussed a plan to slap an administrative fine on YouTube, saying the world’s largest video-sharing platform has violated Vietnam’s advertising regulations.
The Ministry of Information has expressed concern over YouTube videos that violate Vietnamese laws.