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Cambodians and Facebook, a Love Story

Posted January 6th, 2011 at 3:04 pm (UTC+7)
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Bun Tharum, Phnom Penh This week Facebook announced $500 million in investment from Goldman Sachs. This put the value of Facebook at $50 billion, affirming its popularity among many Internet users around the world. Cambodia is no different, and in the past six months, the number of Facebook users here has skyrocketed. Cambodians use Facebook […]

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Limited ‘Leaks’ Impact in Cambodia: Media Expert

Posted December 21st, 2010 at 4:49 am (UTC+7)
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Bun Tharum, Phnom Penh The impact of the disclosure of cables from the US Embassy in Phnom Penh, which could be part of the ongoing Wikileaks campaign, are hard to guess. But the leaks do raise questions as to how the Internet will open up governments, a media expert says. Wikileaks, a whistle-blowing website that […]

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Bun Tharum is a freelance journalist, blogger, and digital media specialist. Blogging since 2005, he’s been a contributing-writer for Global Voices Online, Asian Correspondent, and several other print publications. His main interests are information and communication technologies for development and online media. Tharum’s base is Phnom Penh, Cambodia’s largest capital city.

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