New social network Gapo developed by Vietnamese made its debut in Hanoi on July 23.
In a bid to create a healthy networking atmosphere in the country, the Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) has completed a code of conduct on social networks for internet service providers and users, said Minister Nguyen Manh Hung.
Copycats, ivory and tiger paws are just some of the things you can buy on the country’s most popular social network.
Social networks that fail to remove defamatory “fake news”, hate speech and other illegal content will be fined up to €50m (£43m) under new plans agreed by the German government.
Scrutiny follows BBC investigation that found site took down only 18 out of 100 posts reported for sexualised pictures of children.
IFProfs Vietnam, a professional social network for French-language teachers and professionals, has been launched by the French consulate in HCM City and the French Institute in Vietnam.
The lifestyle of young Vietnamese generations born in the 1990s has been greatly affected by smartphones and social networking site Facebook, according to the findings of a study revealed by the Hakuhodo Institute of Life and Living ASEAN (HILL ASEAN).