VietNamNet Bridge - It’s still too early to tell if VietNamTa, which means ‘our Vietnam’, will be popular among Vietnamese, but it is getting more users day by day. Having officially got a license from the Ministry of Information and Communication (MIC), VietNamTa is a social network designed by Vietnamese for Vietnamese. It’s still too early to tell if VietNamTa, which means ‘our Vietnam’, will be popular among Vietnamese, but it is getting more users day by day. Second, the ‘message’ is one of the most regularly used features. On VietNamTa, there is ‘luu lai’ (save) option which allows users to easily search important messages and use them as emails. RELATED NEWS 75% of Vietnamese students under-12 use social media, not aware of risks: survey Vietnam to introduce code of conduct on social networks Mai Lan … [Read more...] about How is the new VietNamTa social network faring?
Conduct on social networks
The Hanoitimes - The document regulates four `dos` and eight `don’ts` for domestic reporters. The Vietnam Journalists Association (VJA) on December 25 released a code of conduct on social networks that will come into force on January 1, 2019. VJA's deputy head Ho Quang Loi. Photo: Lao Dong The document regulates four 'dos' and eight 'don’ts' for domestic reporters, highlighting the responsibilities of guiding the public opinion. Information posted online by reporters is regarded as something totally different with other people. That’s why each reporter must be responsible for what he/she conveys, said Ho Quang Loi, deputy head of VJA. The official emphasized the necessity of avoiding misconduct, saying that reporters’ wrong ideas or actions would cause countless social impacts on the online community. The revised Law on Press, which took effect in 2017, stated that reporters would have license revoked if they break the … [Read more...] about Vietnam reporters required to follow ‘dos’ and ‘dont’s’ on social networks
Viet Nam News HÀ NỘI – The Ministry of Information and Communications is building a Code of Conduct on social media, Tuổi trẻ (Youth) newspaper reports. The details were released at a conference on Tuesday in Hà Nội. “The drawbacks of social networks cannot be eliminated, only limited by the behaviours of users and service providers,” said Deputy Minister Hoàng Vĩnh Bảo at the event. Sharing Bảo’s opinion, deputy head of the National Institute of Information and Communications Strategy Đỗ Quý Vũ said behaviours on social networks needed to be managed like those in real life. “Drawbacks to social networks have to be handled with mechanisms and standards,” he said. The code of conduct was built to stimulate advantages and limit negative impacts as well as improve moral standards of social network users in Việt Nam, according to Vũ. The code of conduct has … [Read more...] about Việt Nam to introduce code of conduct on social networks
Viet Nam News HÀ NỘI — 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 Nguyễn Mạnh Hùng, Minister of Information and Communications. He said at a meeting on Tuesday that the ministry has plans to prevent the spread of negative content on the internet and social media. The MIC would also create favourable conditions for the development of the country’s digital content ecosystem, fulfilling the target that users of social media platforms developed by Vietnamese companies account for 50 per cent of the total social media users by 2020, he said. The minister requested agencies and enterprises under his leadership to include expenses for information technology in their State Budget Estimations and speed up the building of e-government. Agencies were asked to submit a policy on … [Read more...] about Social network ethics code complete: Minister
Almost a third of more than 4,100 enterprises surveyed in Vietnam do business on social networks, a slight decrease from the previous year (Photo: thoibaonganhang.vn) Hanoi (VNA) - Almost a third of more than 4,100 enterprises surveyed in Vietnam do business on social networks, a slight decrease from the previous year, according to a survey conducted by Vietnam E-commerce Association (VECOM). The survey on Vietnamese e-commerce activities from September to November in 2017 unveiled that 32 percent said they were using social networks, which is down 2 percent compared to 2016. … [Read more...] about Survey finds third of local firms do business on social networks