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Why Vietnam is quitting Facebook

Activists, dissidents and writers are gravitating to other social media platforms as Facebook appears to acquiesce to government censorship demands

  • David Hutt
  • Asia Times

When logging onto Minds, an open-source social media platform, it is hard to miss the huge number of posts written in Vietnamese.

Of the platform’s over one million users, about 10% hail from Vietnam, according to recent media reports.

Flep 2bWhat’s more, roughly 100,000 of those Vietnamese users signed up in the period of just one week, the reports said.

That number is…

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