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Bangkok Man Hangs Himself Via Facebook Live

BANGKOK — A man was found dead Tuesday after livestreaming his suicidal via Facebook Live. Charoen Chimphuk was found dead inside an apartment in Soi Phaholyothin 48 the morning after he filmed himself hanging himself in a streaming video running about 30 minutes. Full story: khaosodenglish.com By Sasiwan MokkhasenRead More

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PM thanks public for not sharing fake PM Facebook page

BANGKOK, 16 August 2016 (NNT) – Prime Minister Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha has relayed his gratitude to members of the public who refused to disseminate information from a Facebook page posing as the prime minister himself. Spokesperson to the Prime Minister’s Office Maj Gen Sansern Kaewkumnerd spoke about a Facebook page that has been publishing fake […]Read More

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Court Orders Lese Majeste Facebookers to be Freed

BANGKOK — After languishing in prison for over two months, two people accused of insulting the monarchy in their private Facebook messages secured their bail release on Friday. Nattatika Worathaiwit and Harit Mahaton are set to be freed from the Central Women’s Correctional Institution and Bangkok Remand Prison, respectively, by Friday night, their lawyer said. […]Read More

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Father of Paris attack victim sues Google, Facebook & Twitter

The father of an American woman who was killed in the November 2015 Paris attacks is suing Google, Facebook and Twitter, claiming the social media giants provided “material support” to Islamic State (IS, previously ISIS/ISIL). Reynaldo Gonzalez, whose daughter Nohemi was among the 130 victims of the horrifying Paris attacks, filed a lawsuit in the […]Read More

Technology

Beware, Big Brother could be keeping an eye on you

Following the arrest of Patnaree Seritiwat, the mother of student activist Sirawith Seritiwat or “Ja New”, on lese majeste charges over her Facebook messages, activist and former senator Jon Ungpakorn has questioned to what extent a government should have access to people’s personal communication. The issue raised by Jon is worthy of discussion, however, recent […]Read More

Technology

How the Invisible Hand of Facebook ‘Can Influence Politics’

A US Senate committee has launched an inquiry into how Facebook filters its news stories for its Trending Topics section. The legal action followed a report by technology blog Gizmodo alleging that Facebook suppressed conservative news and viewpoints and boosted liberal ones. Dr. Robert Epstein spoke to Radio Sputnik about these allegations. “There is something […]Read More