Social media safety has always been a concern among brands and governments. Recently in Malaysia, the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) has not only taken action against 2,823 social media accounts for fraudulent activities, but also ordered social media platforms to remove the full and edited versions of videos regarding the recent Christchurch shootings.

In a survey by Astro Awani and online market research company, 80% of the 1,080 respondents said that the government should impose a penalty for inappropriate content being shared.

By Janice Tan, Marketing Interactive, 2 April 2019