Indonesia had reportedly asked Facebook to remove more than 61000 WhatsApp accounts, about a week prior to the Jakarta riots in May 2019.
Before Snapchat, Instagram and YouTube, television was the main source of entertainment for children of the 1980s and '90s.
In a rather interesting show of confidence, the renowned retailer DirectD that it will provide a full refund to its customers if the Google apps within Huawei devices ceased to function which could ha...
Not a stranger to pulling shocking stunts, controversial singer Aliff Aziz (pic) stunned the public again when pictures of him getting a tattoo of his ex-wife's name across his chest went viral.
NOT a stranger at pulling shocking stunts, controversial singer Aliff Aziz stunned the public again when pictures of him getting a tattoo of his ex-wife’s name across his chest went viral.
FOR 29-year-old office worker surnamed Jang, buying a dress from a popular Instagram influencer who has some 4,000 followers was a money-losing proposition and regretful shopping experience.
Neo Cab explores the delicate and perilous balance of managing our happiness while also analysing how it's affected and shaped by others.
PETALING JAYA - Malaysians are touched by the humility of Sultan Abdullah Ri'ayatuddin.
The King visited a KFC outlet in Temerloh, Pahang and queued up for Kentucky Fried Chicken just like other cus...
Britain’s competition watchdog on June 21 told Facebook and eBay to go through their websites and crack down on the sale of fake and misleading online reviews.
PETALING JAYA: Malaysians are touched by the humility of the Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri'ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah.
KUALA LUMPUR, June 21 — The culprits who pinched, poked, prodded, squeezed and opened up several food and drink packages at a FamilyMart outlet in Nilai, Negri Sembilan could be punished with jail o...
PETALING JAYA: Malaysia’s newest think tank may be founded by two Umno leaders but that’s where its connection with the party ends, claims one of the two, Umno Youth vice-chief Shahril Hamdan.
Earlier this year, the Duke of Sussex Prince Harry created a furore among 'Fortnite' lovers when he slammed the makers of the popular videogame.
YouTube is considering more changes to how content for kids shows up on the world’s largest video site as criticism mounts that it’s unsafe for children.
KUALA LUMPUR, June 19 — Umno lawmaker Khairy Jamaluddin announced today that he will be launching a think tank next month called “The Centre” to promote centrist policies.
PETALING JAYA: Former Umno Youth chief Khairy Jamaluddin has set up a new think tank dedicated to centrist views.
If you’re a fan of Nike’s retro Air Jordans and you enjoy the odd Indomie double at your local eatery, you’re in for an unlikely treat.
A WOMAN is demanding an apology from cosmetics entrepreneur Nur Sajat (pic) for false accusations made about her over Nur Sajat’s sex change documents, Kosmo! reported.
“I HAVE nothing to do with (the operations) of S-Block,“ said JJ Poor To Rich (JJPTR) investment scheme founder Johnson Lee.
Regulators will be watching closely when Facebook Inc unveils its cryptocurrency project this week. Their vigilance is warranted.
KUALA LUMPUR: The Macao Cultural Affairs Bureau and Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO) are organising a five-month mega international arts and culture event called Art Macao.
LONDON, June 17 — Facebook is set tomorrow to unveil a bid to bring cryptocurrency payments into the mainstream, reportedly with the endorsement of governments and financial giants.
CONTROVERSIAL investment scheme JJ Poor to Rich (JJPTR) founder Johnson Lee is trying to make a comeback via a new platform.
Influencers Catalin Onc and Elena Engelhardt have been criticised by users for setting up a GoFundMe page to get funds for a cycling trip to Africa.
THEY say that a teacher takes a hand and touches a heart, and this is seen in the case of a Malaysian engineer in the United States who wants to meet his teacher once he returns home this month.
KUALA LUMPUR: The PKR disciplinary board must find out who leaked the database containing the phone numbers of party officers to enable the circulation of the viral sex video clips which he claims are used to slander him, says Datuk Seri Azmin Ali.
KUALA LUMPUR: PKR vice-president Rafizi Ramli has urged his party to probe how those who circulated the sex tape gained access to the phone numbers of party officers in Sabah, Sarawak and the peninsul...
KUALA LUMPUR: The PKR Disciplinary Board needs to investigate the culprit who masterminded behind the viral sex video linked to members of the party recently.
Economic Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali waves to the patrons who attended the Gombak Setia state constituency Aidilfitri celebration at Taman Selasih Phase 2 today. – Bernama photo
GOMBAK, June 16 — Datuk Seri Azmin Ali said today the PKR leadership must “take a bold decision” to investigate claims that factions within the party were responsible for the leaked sex video im...
PETALING JAYA: The Prime Minister and his wife have released a heartfelt video for badminton icon Datuk Lee Chong Wei, voicing their sense of loss over his retirement but also relief that he has decided to prioritise his health.
YouTuber David Dobrik got back at his friend Jason Nash for a mean comment by getting married to his mother. One month later, he’s – you guessed it – filing for divorce.
PETALING JAYA: Being a victim of slander is not something one would wish on other people, says Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim.
Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad has called on the young generation to learn and grasp every kind of knowledge to transform Malaysia into a developed country.
KUALA LUMPUR, June 14 — Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has called on the young generation to learn and grasp every kind of knowledge to transform Malaysia into a developed country.
KUALA LUMPUR (June 14): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has called on the young generation to learn and grasp every kind of knowledge to transform Malaysia into a developed country.
In the wake of allegations resulting from sex video leaks and graft claims implicating a cabinet minister, Anwar Ibrahim has cautioned against slander, saying that it can be “worse than murder”.
PETALING JAYA: Klang-born model Amelia Thripura Henderson has turned racist comments calling her a "foreigner" and other racial slurs into an opportunity to educate others about respect, tolerance, and unity.
A Starbucks cup merging with a crowd around a dried-up well, or a yacht spliced with a boat full of refugees: powerful collages by a Turkish artist have taken the Internet by storm.
An Instagram outage on June 13 left users of the Facebook-owned social network flocking to Twitter to vent frustration.
Instagram faced another major outage June 13, with users from around the world reporting that they weren’t able to access Facebook’s photo sharing service via its app and website.
PETALING JAYA: As Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad prepares to leave for a three-day working visit to the United Kingdom beginning June 15, he says on his Instagram account that his hope for the country rests with the young.
KUALA LUMPUR, June 14 — Instagram went out of service early this morning, with users complaining that the mobile app would not refresh, while loading up the website on a browser resulted in a “So...
SAN FRANCISCO, June 14 — An Instagram outage yesterday left users of the Facebook-owned social network flocking to Twitter to vent frustration.
PETALING JAYA: MCA president Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong has thanked badminton icon Datuk Lee Chong Wei, calling him Malaysia’s hero.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg did not knowingly violate an agreement with the regulator supervising the company's management of users' personal data, the social media giant said as it addressed an issue that has been under federal investigation for the past year.
MALAYSIAN police seized 6.2kg of ketamin and halted a syndicate’s attempt to smuggle the drugs into Taiwan. Kosmo! reported the drugs, worth an estimated RM900,000, were seized at the premises of a courier company in Salak Selatan, Kuala Lumpur.
NEW YORK, June 13 — The chief executive of Telegram, a popular encrypted messaging app, said today the messaging service experienced a “state actor-sized” cyber attack and pointed to China as it...
Facebook is buying a stake in Indian e-commerce startup Meesho, the head of the US tech giant's Indian business said on June 13, looking to deepen its reach in one of the world's biggest Internet markets.
PUTRAJAYA: The Attorney-General’s Chambers (AGC) will be directed to review Section 309 of the Penal Code towards decriminalisation of attempted suicide, according to Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Ser...
PUTRAJAYA: The Attorney-General’s Chambers (AGC) will be asked to review Section 309 of the Penal Code with a view to decriminalising attempted suicide, Deputy Prime Minister Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismai...
PUTRAJAYA, June 13 — The Attorney General’s Chambers (AGC) will be directed to review Section 309 of the Penal Code towards decriminalisation of attempted suicide, according to Deputy Prime Minist...
KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): "Going to court alone. No one is with me anymore," China's badminton star Lin Dan posted Thursday (June 13) on social media Weibo following the announcement of Datuk Lee Chong Wei's retirement.
SINGAPORE: Malaysian badminton star Lee Chong Wei apologised to his country and fans on social media on Thursday (Jun 13) for letting them down and failing to deliver an Olympic gold, shortly after an...
Facebook Inc, Google and Apple Inc are all at risk of hefty fines if the European data protection regulator probing them finds they violated European Union privacy rules.
The chief executive of Telegram, a popular encrypted messaging app, said on June 12 the messaging service experienced a "state actor-sized" cyberattack and pointed to China as its likely country of origin.
PUTRAJAYA - Former world No. 1 Lee Chong Wei has announced his retirement from professional badminton after an illustrious 19-year career.
PUTRAJAYA: Former world No. 1 Lee Chong Wei has announced his retirement from professional badminton after an illustrious 19-year career.
THE suicide of the teenager in Sarawak that was triggered by an Instagram poll is a wake-up call for parents and groups who questioned the indifference and apathy of the young respondents who “voted...
A popular crooner of the Sixties, A Rahman Hassan, 73, died today at the Ampang Hospital due to lung complications.
KUALA LUMPUR, June 13 — 60s crooner Datuk A. Rahman Hassan, 73, died today at the Ampang Hospital due to lung complications.
KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): Sixties' crooner Datuk A. Rahman Hassan, 73, died on Thursday at the Ampang Hospital due to lung complications.
Flipping how social media monetises its users content while taking the copyright, Milio offers content creators a chance to earn from their intellectual property while protecting it from digital piracy.
A widely-circulated deepfaked video of Mark Zuckerberg was recently uploaded onto Instagram—and it remains there.
Ainul Mardhiah Ahmad Safiuddin had a successful operation at a London hospital to remove a germ cell tumour of the mouth.Trainee surgeon Dr Nur Amalina Che Bakri, whose initiative made it possible to ...
Instagram will refrain from taking down a deepfake video of Facebook's CEO Mark Zuckerberg bragging about controlling billions of people's "stolen" personal data.
SAN FRANCISCO, June 12 — Instagram will refrain from taking down an ultra realistic “deepfake video” posted yesterday of Facebook’s CEO bragging about controlling billions of people’s “sto...
KUALA LUMPUR: Ainul Mardhiah Ahmad Safiuddin, diagnosed with Germ Cell Tumour some months ago, was successfully operated on at a hospital in London.
KUALA LUMPUR: Ainul Mardhiah Ahmad Safiuddin, who was diagnosed with germ cell tumour some months ago, underwent a successful operation at a hospital in London yesterday.
BOLOGNA: Lamborghini has hit 20 million followers on Instagram, celebrating the new milestone achieved with some exclusive content posting on its channels.
It looks like Boost’s scheduled back-end system upgrade exercise will take longer than its developers had originally anticipated.
KUALA LUMPUR, June 11 — Ainul Mardhiah Ahmad Safiuddin, diagnosed with Germ Cell Tumour some months ago, was successfully operated at a local hospital in London yesterday.
KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama) : Ainul Mardhiah Ahmad Safiuddin was successfully operated on at a London hospital after being diagnosed with a germ cell tumour of the mouth some months ago.
In 2016, Ken Lau, former Head (Partnership & Offline Marketing) at Zalora Malaysia, started Adventoro as a part-time project to help friends and family book their weekend trip.
Actor Jon Bernthal, known for his roles on 'The Walking Dead' and 'Punisher', took the stage during Ubisoft’s E3 press conference, but he wasn’t alone. Bernthal was accompanied by his rescue pit bull Bam Bam, for no clear reason aside from the fact that dogs are great.
Facebook Inc plans to release new versions of its Portal video chatting devices this autumn, the company’s vice-president of AR/VR, Andrew Bosworth, said during an interview at the Code Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona.
MANDOPOP heartthrob Wang Leehom says he consulted a dictionary “more than 300 times” when writing songs with another Taiwanese artiste, Sin Chew Daily reported.The 43-year-old American-born singer was referring to his collaboration with Mayday frontman Ashin in writing and producing songs.
Alicia Jessop knew Friday was going to be a memorable day, but she didn’t realise it would be one she’d never forget.
Big-spending luxury brands like Gucci, Louis Vuitton and Christian Dior are splashing out on everything from dance-fuelled fashion shows to teams of advisers as they target social media platforms in the hunt for young shoppers.
PETALING JAYA: A Sarawak MP has pledged to push for decriminalising attempted suicide when Dewan Rakyat convenes next month, following the recent case of a teenager in Kuching who jumped to her death ...
We’ve waited long for the arrival of the Samsung Galaxy Fold.
High school biology teacher Kelly Chavis knew smartphones were a distraction in her class. But not even her students realised the psychological toll of their devices until an in-class experiment that, of course, was then spreading on social media.
HOLDING a key post at a leading property developer in Johor did not hinder her from pursuing her dream of becoming a successful entrepreneur, and the success of her boutique, DHamizah by Bawal Exclusive, is a proof of that.
NILAI: Social media and online video game addiction is detrimental to the wellbeing of netizens.
KEPALA BATAS: A female bank worker lost more than RM3 million to a man named “John Eric Chen” whom she connected with via a dating and social networking app called Coffee Meets Bagel.
KEPALA BATAS, June 8 — A female banker lost more than RM3 million to a man named ‘John Eric Chen’ who she connected with via a dating and social networking app called Coffee Meets Bagel.
KEPALA BATAS: A female banker lost more than RM3 million to a man named “John Eric Chen” who she connected with via a dating and social networking app called Coffee Meets Bagel.
KEPALA BATAS (June 8): A female banker lost more than RM3 million to a man named ‘John Eric Chen’ who she connected with via a dating and social networking app called Coffee Meets Bagel.
NILAI: Social media and online video game addiction can lead to mental disorder, a Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM) senior lecturer said.
NILAI: Social media and online video game addiction is detrimental to the wellbeing of netizens.
KEPALA BATAS: A 51-year-old senior bank officer was cheated of approximately RM3.38mil in a love scam which began when the victim met a man on a dating app.
THE second youngest member of a former all-girl band, Four Golden Princess, has finally got hitched, Sin Chew Daily reported.
SAN FRANCISCO, June 8 — Facebook said yesterday it would cut off Huawei from its popular social networking apps to comply with US sanctions, further isolating the Chinese tech giant considered a nat...
PETALING JAYA: Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad is set to address the Cambridge Union later this month, five months after attending a similar talk in Oxford.
According to a new report by Reuters, Facebook has suspended app pre-installs on Huawei smartphones.
Twitter is leading a US$100 million financing round in the Indian-language social networking app ShareChat, The Economic Times reports, citing two people familiar with the matter.
SAN FRANCISCO, June 7 — Facebook Inc is no longer allowing pre-installation of its apps on Huawei phones, the latest blow for the Chinese tech giant as it struggles to keep its business afloat in th...
TWO brothers are bringing back Malay sandals, or capal, in an effort to keep the Malay traditional fashion alive, Sinar Harian reported.
SHAH ALAM: Melaka artist Izzati Suza was feeling bored after her sahur pre-dawn meal, when she suddenly felt inspired to sketch designs for her Hari Raya Aidilfitri money packets.