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MANDAPOP superstar Jay Chou’s wife Hannah Quinlivan might have a chance of being cast in Marvel Studios’ Black Widow stand-alone movie, Sin Chew Daily reported.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah and Raja Permaisuri Agong Tunku Azizah Aminah Maimunah Iskandariah have conveyed greetings to those observing Good Friday and celebrating Easter.
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SAN FRANCISCO, April 20 ― What changes will you be seeing after this week's round of social media platform updates?
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Last month, it was revealed that the social media platform Facebook has been storing nearly 600 million user passwords in plain text.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri'ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah and Raja Permaisuri Agong Tunku Azizah Aminah Maimunah Iskandariah conveyed their greetings to those observing Good Friday and celebrating Easter.
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Facebook said in a press release that it had been storing passwords of millions of Instagram users in a readable format, reported Sputnik news agency.
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SAN FRANCISCO, April 19 — “Millions” of Instagram users had their passwords stored in unencrypted form on internal servers, Facebook said yesterday, raising its original estimate of tens of thou...
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Football players in England are backing a 24-hour boycott of social media to demand a crackdown on racial abuse on the platforms.
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“Millions” of Instagram users had their passwords stored in unencrypted form on internal servers, Facebook said April 18, raising its original estimate of tens of thousands.
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LONDON, April 18 — Social media giant Facebook today banned various far-right British groups including the English Defence League from its network for promoting hate and violence.
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Maurice Washington III, 19, was charged in December in Santa Clara County Superior Court with one felony count of child pornography and a misdemeanour count of distributing a private sexual video to cause emotional distress, a violation of what is commonly known as California's "revenge porn" law.
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Google and Amazon will have to tell companies how they rank products on their platforms while Facebook and other tech firms will have to be more transparent about their terms and conditions under new EU rules approved on April 17.
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When H&M boosted its shares last month by reporting a rise in the sale of full-price garments, it wasn't just a tribute to the fashion sense of its designers. It was a sign that backroom improvements are at last paying off.
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BERLIN, April 17 — When H&M boosted its shares last month by reporting a rise in the sale of full-price garments, it wasn’t just a tribute to the fashion sense of its designers.
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Snap Inc’s photo-sharing app Snapchat will lose users in the US for the first time this year, suggesting the company’s latest efforts to broaden its audience with new features like gaming won’t revive growth in the short-term.
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PETALING JAYA: Five women died after consuming abortion pills purchased online from 2015-2017, reported Sinar Harian.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 17 — Five women have died in Malaysia after consuming abortion pills they bought online through social media or popular shopping websites, including Lazada, Lelong.com and Shoppe...
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Social media giants including Facebook and Instagram could be forced to switch off “like” buttons and geolocation services for children in Britain under a new set of rules proposed on April 15.
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Gigi Hadid is getting grilled over her new partnership with McDonald’s.
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Nooryana Najwa Najib has criticised the government's decision to rename the Permata programme, which is her mother Rosmah Mansor's brainchild.
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The e27 events page is a treasure trove of activities.
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Britain’s privacy regulator wants to stop kids from being able to “like” posts on Facebook and other social media sites as part of tough new rules it’s proposing to protect children’s online privacy.
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KUALA LUMPUR: It never crossed Selinaah Muralitharan’s mind that she would be recognised as a poet among friends and family.
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As you might have heard, OPPO will be launching a special version of its F11 Pro that would feature special colourway that revolves around Marvel’s Avengers.
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MaGIC announces Dzuleira Abu Bakar to take over top job  Malaysian Global Innovation and Creativity Centre (MaGIC) has announced the appointment of Dzuleira Abu Bakar today by the Malaysian Ministry...
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Google will have to pay publishers for news snippets and Facebook filter out protected content under new copyright rules aimed at ensuring fair compensation for the European Union's US$1tril (RM4.12tril) creative industries.
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EU countries are set to agree an overhaul of the bloc's two-decade old copyright rules next week, requiring Google to pay publishers for news snippets and Facebook to filter out protected content, despite increasing opposition from some governments.
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Facebook Inc suffered its third major outage this year, with users across the world unable to access the social network or its suite of services such as Facebook Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp.
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If you’ve recently been sent several poorly spelt messages from someone you know on Instagram, saying that you were spotted on a “Nasty List”; it’s best that you ignore it altogether.
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The results of a new survey show that of a handful of countries, holidaymakers from Italy are most likely to choose their vacation destination based on how good the photos will make them appear on Instagram.
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KINI ROUNDUP | Here are key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief. 1.
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It looks like it was not only Facebook, Instagram and Whatsapp that was suffering an outage earlier today.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri'ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah and Raja Permaisuri Agong Tunku Azizah Aminah Maimunah Iskandariah conveyed their greetings to those celebrating Vaisakhi and the Tamil New Year.
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PETALING JAYA: Malaysian users have suffered intermittent problems with using Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram services since 6.30pm this evening, as an outage was reported at the three social media g...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 14 — Before you toss your mobile phone in the bin after trying unsuccessfully to get on Facebook or send messages on WhatsApp, know that you are among the millions around the wor...
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PETALING JAYA: Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp users from around the world experienced a few hours of service disruption this evening.
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Facebook Inc's social networking site is inaccessible to some users across the world on Sunday, according to Downdetector.com, a website which monitors outages.
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It appears that Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram are suffering another outage.
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PETALING JAYA: Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp are all experiencing issues this evening for users worldwide.
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PETALING JAYA: The Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram social media platforms appear to be facing a worldwide outage, driving local users to Twitter to vent their frustrations.
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SEVERAL months ago, I had the precious opportunity to enjoy breakfast with Michael Moritz (chairman of Sequoia Capital), Douglas Leone (global managing partner of Sequoia Capital), and Shailendra Singh (managing director of Sequoia Capital) in Singapore.
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PETALING JAYA: Star Media Group Bhd, which publishes The Star daily newspaper and The Star Online portal, would like to emphasise that it does not use freelancers for its social media channels or campaigns.
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Instagram recently announced that it would be demoting posts that it believes to be inappropriate.
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Fast food chain KFC has rolled out a surreal advertising campaign in the form of Colonel Harland David Sanders as a young, tattooed virtual Instagram influencer.
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HARIAN Metro reported that actor Datuk Fizz Fairuz (pic) is confused as to why his name is always linked to negative stories.
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US adults appear to be sticking with Facebook, Twitter and other online platforms despite controversies over privacy and misinformation, according to a study released April 10 by the Pew Research Center.
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SAN FRANCISCO, April 11 — US adults appear to be sticking with Facebook, Twitter and other online platforms despite controversies over privacy and misinformation, according to a study released yeste...
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Facebook says it is rolling out a wide range of updates aimed at combating the spread of false and harmful information on the social media site.
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About half of Americans and Canadians get their news primarily from social media, yet most don't trust this source of information, according to a survey released April 9.
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WhatsApp BetaInfo reveals that an official app for Apple's iPads in the works, which will let users message on the tablets without needing a smartphone.
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A US fast food chain has courted controversy for featuring diners eating burgers clumsily using oversized chopsticks in their commercials, Nanyang Siang Pau reported.
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DESPITE talk that he bears a resemblance to Indonesian pop idol Tulus, Malaysian singer-songwriter Ippo Hafiz is not banking on his looks to break into the Indonesian market, Utusan Malaysia reported.
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Your Instagram has been hacked. Who are you going to call?
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As far as the popularity of battle royale games go, the current top dog is undeniably Fortnite.
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Like health officials facing outbreaks of disease, Internet companies are trying to contain bad information about vaccines.
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KOTA KINABALU: An 18-year-old youth was arrested by police in Taiping for allegedly threatening to circulate semi-naked pictures of a 15-year-old girl through Instagram.
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BEAUFORT, April 7 — Just for asking to top up the credit in a mobile phone eight teenagers got into a fight in front of a premises here, yesterday.
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BEAUFORT: Just for asking to top up the credit in a mobile phone eight teenagers got into a fight in front of a premises here, yesterday.
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KOTA KINABALU: A teenager has been arrested in Taiping for threatening to circulate semi-naked photos he obtained through Instagram from a 15-year-old girl in Sabah’s southwestern Beaufort district.
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KOTA KINABALU: An 18-year-old youth was arrested by police in Taiping for allegedly threatening to circulate semi-naked pictures of a 15-year-old girl on Instagram.
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PETALING JAYA: The health ministry has sought to assure the public that it is diligent in monitoring the online sale of medicines and health supplements, saying it has issued thousands of notices to e...
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Scientists in the UK and Malaysia say they have discovered the world's tallest tropical tree measuring more than 100m (328ft) high.
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PRESS RELEASE Date: 4 April 2019 Lebuhraya Damansara-Puchong Lane Closure to Facilitate Works on Bandar Puteri Puchong Interchange The on-going expansion and upgrading of the Bandar Puteri Puchong Int...
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NEW YORK, April 4 — Snap Inc confirmed to TechCrunch on Tuesday that it is testing a few features that were first spotted by reverse engineer Jane Manchun Wong: A new Snap Map UI, Snapchat Status, a...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The sale of Electric Train Service (ETS) and KTM Intercity tickets in conjunction with the Aidilfitri celebration this year will commence on April 10.
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Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan, launched their own official Instagram account on April 2, @sussexroyal, as the latest step in the creation of their own household ahead of the birth of their first child this Spring.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government has introduced a Digital Content Fund (DCD) aid specifically for local creative content industry players, including youths, to produce creative content of higher quality, ...
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Andy Murray has returned to a tennis court two months after undergoing hip resurfacing surgery.
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LONDON, April 1 — Facebook is lifting the lid on the algorithm that decides which posts appear in its news feed, as part of a drive to be more transparent and offer greater control to users.
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ISLAMABAD, April 1 — Facebook has removed 103 pages, groups and accounts that were part of a network it said was linked to employees of the Pakistani military’s public relations arm, the social me...
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Facebook has removed 103 pages, groups and accounts that were part of a network it said was linked to employees of the Pakistani military's public relations arm, the social media group announced on April 1.
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Facebook Inc has removed a social media network in the Philippines for “coordinated inauthentic behaviour”, and took the unusual step of linking it to a businessman who said he had managed the pre...
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Facebook Inc said on March 28 the company removed 200 pages, groups and accounts on Facebook and Instagram in the Philippines, citing "coordinated inauthentic behaviour".
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A leak reveals that Instagram users might soon be able to skip to the exact part of a video with the introduction of a seek bar, though the feature has been released then shelved before.
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Apple’s ambitious leap into streaming video illustrates an escalating trend: Tech’s biggest companies, faced with limits to their growth, are encroaching on each other’s turf.
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New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on March 28 welcomed Facebook’s move to curb support for white nationalism on its platforms but said more needed to be done in the wake of the Christchurch mosque attacks.
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Facebook Inc on Wednesday banned praise, support and representation of white nationalism and white separatism, a move that drew qualified approval from New Zealand where a massacre of 50 people in mos...
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You may wonder why certain social media such as Snapchat, Instagram, and TikTok get so popular with kids and teens practically overnight. It's because kids want to be where their friends are.
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In South Florida, an area known for its high volume of successful and botched plastic surgeries, social media has brought a whole new level of craziness to the industry.
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PETALING JAYA: The black and white photograph posted on Instagram showed the bond between father and daughter.
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Prominent Malaysian lawmaker Nurul Izzah Anwar yesterday stood by comments she made in an interview with The Straits Times in which she voiced her disappointment with the ruling Pakatan Harapan coalit...
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This post is brought to you by Huawei Malaysia A few weeks ago, Fasha Sandha and Aidil Aziz showered everyone with love when they first revealed their pre-wedding themed photoshoot.
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Facebook Inc said on March 26 it has removed more accounts from Iran, Russia, Macedonia and Kosovo, citing what it described as "coordinated inauthentic behaviour".
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IN a sign of the times, Star Media Group Bhd is set to break from the tradition of having a newsman helm its operations.
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BRUSSELS, March 26 — Europe's creative industries are urging EU lawmakers to back a proposed overhaul of the bloc's copyright rules, putting them at odds with internet activists who oppose a require...
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The French Council of the Muslim Faith (CFCM), a leading representative of Muslims in France, on Monday said it was suing Facebook and YouTube after footage of the Christchurch massacre was streamed o...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 25 — The Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Ministry (KPDNHEP) stressed that the existing law makes it illegal for online traders to ask buyers to “PM for details”.
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THE Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) has advised Facebook and Instagram users to change their passwords if they have been informed to do so.
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For years, the Instagram account was anonymous and a little mysterious. Noihsaf Bazaar became a hub for women to resell their high-end clothing and accessories from mostly independent, women-led labels. Things that you'd imagine a gallery owner might wear.
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It was recently reported that passwords for Facebook were saved in plain text format and it is accessible by Facebook’s staff.
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The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) has advised Facebook and Instagram users to change their passwords if they have been informed that their passwords are in the format which...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 24 — The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) has advised Facebook and Instagram users to change their passwords if they have been informed that their passwo...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) has advised Facebook and Instagram users to change their passwords if they have been informed that their passwords are in th...
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PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) has urged the public to change their Facebook and Instagram passwords, if they have received notifications to do so.
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We’ve just gone through the second day of the Mercedes-Benz Hungry for Adventure Festival, and we had a blast.
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JOHOR BARU: The Sultan of Johor, Sultan Ibrahim Almarhum Sultan Iskandar has called on the government to immediately step up enforcement and control against all factories using toxic chemicals.
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The Sultan of Johor, Sultan Ibrahim Almarhum Sultan Iskandar has called on the government to immediately step up enforcement and control against all factories using toxic chemicals.
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JOHOR BAHRU: The Sultan of Johor, Sultan Ibrahim Almarhum Sultan Iskandar, has called on the government to immediately step up enforcement and control against all factories using toxic chemicals.
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JOHOR BARU, March 23 — The Sultan of Johor, Sultan Ibrahim Almarhum Sultan Iskandar has called on the government to immediately step up enforcement and control against all factories using toxic chem...