Social Media

China's Weibo site backtracks on gay censorship after outcry

Apr 17, 2018

One of China's top social networking sites has announced that it will no longer be "cleaning up" content related to homosexuality following strong online opposition to the plan

Taiwan suspect in US school attack plot had 'unusual ideas'

Mar 30, 2018

People who knew the 18-year-old Taiwanese exchange student charged in the U.S. with threatening to shoot up his school say he liked guns and wanted to join the police

Facebook fined in South Korea for limiting user access

Mar 21, 2018

South Korean telecoms regulator fines Facebook for limiting access to its services

World shares waver as investors await Fed decision on rates

Mar 21, 2018

World shares waver as investors await Federal Reserve decision on interest rates

Asian stocks advance ahead of Fed meeting, Tokyo closed

Mar 21, 2018

Asian stock markets advance ahead of Federal Reserve meeting

Global shares mixed as investors watch Facebook, Fed

Mar 20, 2018

Global shares mixed as investors watch Facebook shares and ahead of Federal Reserve meeting

Asian shares track US tech slump, focus on Fed meeting

Mar 20, 2018

Asian shares skid following Wall St decline after Facebook reported its worst loss in four years

China's move to end Xi term limits blanketed in censorship

Mar 11, 2018

As China's rubber-stamp legislature prepares to approve constitutional changes abolishing term limits for the president, signs of dissent and biting satire have been all but snuffed out

Prominent South Korean politician accused of rape resigns

Mar 6, 2018

A South Korean governor who was seen as a potential presidential candidate has resigned after his secretary accused him of raping her

At the Olympics, fans became walking corporate billboards

Feb 26, 2018

Olympic fans are rewarded with pins and plush toys if they post their corporate-branded pictures on social media with company-approved hashtags