December 22, 2020
Aim Sinpeng on the Dynamics of Social Media in Southeast Asia
By Sebastian Strangio
"The Internet and social media’s arrival in the region have led to unprecedented levels of grassroots activism across societies."
November 12, 2020
In Vietnam, Many Are Mourning the Downfall of an American Idol
By Pham Thi Thuy Duong and Truong Thuy Quynh
“If I could die for Mr. Trump to become the President," wrote one Vietnamese Facebook user, "I would be very willing to do so.”
September 01, 2020
Is Facebook Finally Standing up for Free Speech in Southeast Asia?
By David Hutt
Facebook is pushing back against the Thai government's censorship requests. Is this a new normal -- or an exception to the government-friendly rule?
October 27, 2018
Facebook’s Myanmar Troubles
By Luke Hunt
Scrutiny of the company’s alleged role in genocide in Myanmar has raised broader questions about social media in Southeast Asia.