Moch. Fiqih Prawira Adjie, Jakarta – Communications and Information Minister Johnny G.
Internet & Social Media
September 8, 2020
September 4, 2020
Jakarta – The Executive Office of the President has denied using so-called "buzzers" to support the government and its policies, claiming that it only hires social media influencers to
Dewi Nurita, Jakarta – The leading expert at the Presidential Staff Office (KSP), Donny Gahral Adian, strongly denies rumors suggesting that the Presidential Palace had organized 'buzze
September 3, 2020
Jakarta – Arif Susanto, a political analyst from the think tank Exposit Strategic, has criticised Presidential Chief of Staff Expert Donny Gahral Adian who said recently that buzzers ar
September 2, 2020
Jakarta – Not every netizen who openly supports government policy is a 'buzzer' – social media propagandists.
Jakarta – The House of Representatives plans to conclude deliberations on the personal data protection bill in November, a delay from its initial target of finishing it in October.
September 1, 2020
August 31, 2020
Tim Majalah Tempo, Egi Adyatama, Jakarta – Political observer of Al Azhar University Ujang Komarudin lamented the government's alleged move of hiring buzzers, which he said could cause
Wahyudi Akmaliah – Late last week, Indonesian social media users were shocked by the news that two TV stations in Hary Tanoesoedibjo's MNC Group, RCTI and iNews, were challenging the Br
Rizki Fachriansyah, Jakarta – The National Commission for Child Protection (Komnas PA) had said that the use of the word anjay – a euphemistic form of the word anjing (dog), which is of
Tim Majalah Tempo, Jakarta – The Indonesian presidential palace – in Majalah Tempo's latest headline story – found a number of leads suspecting the involvement of buzzers that are belie
August 23, 2020
Tri Indah Oktavianti, Jakarta – The government is committed to accelerating a "national digital transformation" through five priority programs, including establishing and extending the
August 21, 2020
Jakarta – A 17-year-old actress and singer has been harassed by internet users after a video allegedly showing her and her boyfriend engaging in a private activity circulated on social
August 20, 2020
August 18, 2020
Koran Tempo, Avit Hidayat, Jakarta – A networking group dubbed the Jaringan Bonus Demokrasi (JBD) revealed to Tempo that it had paid social media public figures and influencers to promo
August 16, 2020
Dyaning Pangestika, Jakarta – Three influencers on social media have apologized to their followers after facing a backlash for posting content supporting the controversial job creation
August 13, 2020
Agus Rahmat and Eduward Ambarita – Postings by artists and influencers on social media supporting the Draft Omnibus Law on Job Creation (RUU Cipta Kerja) have attracted lively debate.
July 22, 2020
July 21, 2020
Jakarta – Residents of Cilimus Hideung village in Cibatu district, Garut, West Java, are now able to access low-cost internet thanks to the efforts of resident Budi Hermawan.
July 11, 2020
Farouk Arnaz, Heru Andriyanto, Jakarta – A man who works at the customer service unit of state-owned telecommunication company Telkomsel was arrested for allegedly stealing personal da
July 10, 2020
Jeffrey Hutton, Jakarta – Indonesia is pushing ahead with a data protection law following a series of high-profile data breaches in recent months at some of its biggest e-commerce comp
July 8, 2020
Ghina Ghaliya, Jakarta – Businesses that manage large quantities of the public's data have asked the House of Representatives not to regulate anonymized data in the personal data prote
Erwida Maulia, Jakarta – Indonesia is becoming a hot spot for global technology companies keen to get into one of Asia's fastest-growing data markets, where e-commerce and food deliver
July 7, 2020
Andita Rahma, Jakarta – The Indonesian National Police's Criminal Investigation Unit (Bareskrim) announced the arrest of "ADC" which police said was responsible for hacking more than 1