Achmad Zulfikar Fazli, Jakarta – The Jakarta Islamic State University Social and Islamic Studies Centre (PPIM UIN) has released the results of the latest research on religious trends on
Internet & Social Media
November 16, 2020
November 14, 2020
Jakarta – Digital violence has shown an alarming increase throughout 2019, especially leveled at women and critical voices against authorities, according to a report launched by the Sou
November 12, 2020
Yunindita Prasidya, Jakarta – Social media giant Facebook is selecting local small and medium enterprises (SMEs) affected by the COVID-19 crisis to be recipients of a total of Rp 12.5 b
November 10, 2020
Eisya A. Eloksari, Jakarta – Indonesian multi-service app company Gojek announced on Monday the launch of a digital out of home (DOOH) advertising platform called GoScreen.
November 9, 2020
Herman, Jakarta – Close to 197 million, or 74 percent, of the Indonesian population, have used the internet this year, up 8.9 percent from last year, as the Covid-19 pandemic accelerate
October 27, 2020
Irfan Kamil, Jakarta – Southeast-Asia Freedom of Expression Network (SAFEnet) Executive Director Damar Juniarto says that a phenomenon of deflating democracy is occurring at the moment
October 21, 2020
Rizki Fachriansyah, Jakarta – The think tank's Freedom on the Net 2020 report gives Indonesia an overall score of 49 on a scale of 0 to 100, classifying the country's internet freedom r
October 20, 2020
Tsarina Maharani, Jakarta – Freedom House has released the latest research on internet freedom in 65 countries around the world titled "Freedom on the Net 2020".
Jakarta – The government has denied restricting access to social media platforms amid the flood of protests against the controversial Job Creation Law, arguing that such a measure could
October 7, 2020
Tri Indah Oktavianti, Jakarta – Amid waves of backlash against the newly passed Job Creation Law, Indonesian K-Pop fans emerge as a formidable force in the social movement to protest ag
October 1, 2020
Ibnu Nadzir – If Joko Widodo's supporters had been asked what they thought of social media and politics in 2014, they would have been highly optimistic.
September 30, 2020
Alya Nurbaiti, Jakarta – Indonesian netizens lambasted fellow internet users who dropped hundreds of harsh and racist comments on the Vanuatu Tourism Office's official Instagram account
Tension between Indonesia and Vanuatu at the United Nations General Assembly spilled over into an ugly show of hatred by Indonesian online trolls, who flooded an official Instagram acco
September 23, 2020
Who isn't on TikTok these days?
September 8, 2020
Moch. Fiqih Prawira Adjie, Jakarta – Communications and Information Minister Johnny G.
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