Like China- does Vietnam want to control social media as well or is it too late for that ambition?!
When access to Facebook’s Messenger app went intermittent throughout Vietnam on Nov. 4 an unusual occurrence, even in this repressive state netizens were thrown for a loop. “Has it happened already?” some of my Facebook friends asked. Messenger was on the fritz in other countries as well and earlier that day Typhoon Damrey had hit Vietnam’s central coast, hard.