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  • Business News

    Thai woman’s 307,000 baht debt sparks social media advice

    A woman’s struggle with debt totalling 307,000 baht recently gained significant attention on social media. Earning 22,000 baht per month, she allocates 6,000 baht for rent and 3,000 baht for motorcycle loan payments. The debt, arising from six unsecured loans including credit cards and personal loans, spans multiple financial institutions. Details on monthly instalments, interest rates, or the status of…

  • Thailand News

    Lizard lolly: Thai café’s popsicle takes social media by storm

    An ice popsicle inspired by Thailand’s iconic monitor lizard has taken social media by storm. A peculiar treat named “I’m Here,” created by Sai Sook Khao Yai Wildlife Learning Ground & Local Treats, a café in Nakhon Ratchasima’s Pak Chong district, mimics the lizard’s distinctive appearance with homemade caramel and sesame skin. The name is a phonetic derivation from the…

  • Thailand News

    Seized cars drive Thai social media wild as auction lot goes viral

    A parking lot filled with seized vehicles, ranging from pickup trucks to motorcycles, awaiting auction went viral on social media today. Vehicles, both old and new, are being auctioned at starting prices as low as 3,000 baht for cars and 100 baht for motorcycles. However, buyers must handle overdue taxes, fix damages and manage repairs by themselves. Images of the…

  • Thailand News

    Foreigner’s key theft at Chon Buri hotel unlocks social media storm

    A Thai hotel owner took to social media to expose the behaviour of a foreign man who stole a key to her hotel in Chon Buri and stayed there overnight without permission or payment. A video of the Thai woman arguing with the foreigner was shared with news Facebook page Social Hunter 2022. The page shared the video yesterday, June…

  • Thailand News

    Fugitive caught after 16 years, taunting police on social media

    Sixteen years on the run ended abruptly for a fugitive wanted for attempted murder after he taunted police on social media. On June 1, a team led by Montri Teshkan, Police Major General, arrested 35 year old Wuttichai, also known as Kay,in Chumphon’s Lang Suan district. Authorities had been searching for Wuttichai following an incident on April 10, 2008. That…

  • Thailand News

    Dragon Boat Festival drummer’s bikini photo stuns social media

    The Dragon Boat Festival celebrated on the fifth day of the fifth lunar month, brings together Chinese communities worldwide to partake in traditional activities such as dragon boat racing, eating sticky rice dumplings, and drinking rice wine. This annual event sees large crowds gathering along riverbanks and lakeshores to enjoy the festive atmosphere while watching ancient dragon boat races, similar…

  • Teaching in Thailand

    The impact of social media on the classroom

    In the digital age, social media’s influence extends far beyond just socialising. It’s reshaping traditional classrooms, especially in Thailand, where technology is increasingly integrated into education. This article will delve into the fascinating effects of social media on Thai classrooms, offering insights that could redefine your understanding of modern education. Between April and June 2021, a study was conducted with…

  • Thailand News

    Taxing times: Newsreader’s fiery retort sparks social media blaze

    A TV newsreader’s fiery response to a lawyer’s announcement about investigating his tax records sparked significant attention. Noom Kanchai shared a post by lawyer Thammarat, who declared his intention to scrutinise the TV host’s tax affairs. In a sharp retort, the TV newsreader indicated he would reciprocate the action by examining the lawyer’s taxes. “Excellent, I agree. Go ahead and…

  • Search Engine Marketing (SEM)

    How to grow your social media handles organically

    In the pursuit of success on social media, organic growth may seem like a far-off aspiration. However, it is by no means an unachievable objective. Through appropriate strategies, one can foster a robust and interactive following without straining financial resources. It’s imperative to understand that immediate results are not always the measure of success. Genuine, organic growth may not offer…

  • Thailand News

    Thai netizens in uproar over celebrity social media feud

    The Thai entertainment industry was recently shaken by a heated online dispute. The controversy escalated when a fiery video message was posted in response to a clip featuring a young individual, who made strong references to the respected television host, Noom Kanchai. The exchange has sparked a frenzy of comments and reactions across social media platforms. Prairie Phairwan’s video did…

  • Thailand News

    Street vendor’s fried wonton pricing sparks social media uproar

    A recent social media post sparked a debate about the fairness of food pricing after a woman paid 50 baht for less than ten pieces of fried wontons from a street vendor. The post, which quickly went viral, led to a flurry of comments from netizens astonished by what they deemed an exorbitant cost for such a meagre serving. On…

  • Thailand News

    Enigmatic white insect sparks learning frenzy on Thai social media

    A recent social media post sparked curiosity and learning among netizens after one user shared an image of an enigmatic white insect, discovered in sandy soil, prompting a flurry of guesses and expert identification. The post, which was shared in a Facebook group dedicated to identifying mysterious creatures, depicted a small, white insect with long antennae. The uploader, seeking insights…

  • Digital Marketing

    The science behind how social media bots harm companies

    In the era of digital marketing, social media platforms are integral to the promotional strategies of numerous corporations, offering unique opportunities for customer engagement. Nevertheless, these platforms are not without their vulnerabilities; notably, the presence of social media bots poses a considerable threat to these marketing efforts. My observations confirm that these automated entities can significantly disrupt operations, making it…

  • Thailand News

    Social media gun flaunting leads to Thai man’s arrest

    A man‘s penchant for flaunting firearms on social media led to his arrest at his home in Samut Sakhon, Thailand, where police seized a cache of weapons. The 43 year old, known only as Theerayut, has been building his collection since 2019 by purchasing them through online platforms, including Facebook. Today, March 21, a coordinated operation led by high-ranking officers…

  • Social Media Marketing (SMM)

    Upcoming social media platforms 2024

    As professionals navigate the continuously evolving terrain of social media, it is imperative to remain at the forefront of innovation. With the onset of 2024, it becomes crucial to identify new platforms likely to gain significant market traction. This necessity extends across digital marketing experts, content strategy architects, and avid social media practitioners, as a comprehensive understanding of social media’s…

  • Thailand News

    New vegan fried egg dazzles on social media with plant-based twist

    A vegan version of the classic fried egg has taken social media by storm, thanks to a post by the page Vegan Inspired by Mink. The creation, which at first glance seems like a regular fried egg, is a plant-based innovation, completely devoid of animal products. Social media users were immediately captivated by an image posted by Vegan Inspired by…

  • Digital Marketing

    Maximising engagement: The impact of cookies on social media strategies

    In today’s digital landscape, the way brands connect with you online is evolving rapidly, especially in social media marketing. At the heart of this transformation are social media trackers, a unique breed of cookies that play a pivotal role in how your online activities are monitored and how personalised content is served to you. Understanding the mechanics behind these trackers…

  • Phuket News

    Phuket passenger van drivers’ brawl sparks social media outrage

    A physical altercation suddenly erupted between two passenger van drivers in front of Ratsada Pier in Phuket on Sunday afternoon. The spectacle, which was captured on video by a passing vehicle, soon became a local sensation on social media channels. Public outrage surged over the violent behaviour displayed by the drivers, often referred to as Phuket’s public transport drivers. One…

  • Business News

    AI and social media search optimisation to shape trends

    The forthcoming year, 2024, is poised to be an exhilarating time for both consumers and marketers, as brands embrace and exploit artificial intelligence (AI) on a larger scale, predicts Bhidak Indraduta, the managing director of Mindshare Thailand, a leading media agency. A surge in social media search optimisation, privacy marketing, and responsible AI use are tipped as the key trends…

  • Thailand News

    Wave announces engagement to P’Lek on social media

    Wave, a well-known figure in a high-profile age-gap relationship on social media, has called it quits with his former partner, P’Porn, and has now revealed a lightning-fast engagement with P’Lek. In the face of various dramas that have unfolded, Wave’s fanbase continues to support the couple’s relationship. Amid a flurry of social media activity and drama, Wave has moved on…

  • Search Engine Marketing (SEM)

    Unlock 2024’s top social media strategies for viral success

    Navigating the dynamic landscape of social media marketing in 2024 requires more than just a casual approach. It’s a world where strategies evolve at the speed of light, and staying ahead means being in tune with the latest trends and techniques. You’re not just posting content; you’re crafting experiences that resonate with your audience. In 2024, the game has changed.…

  • Thailand News

    Narcotics Control warns parents: Beware of lethal ‘party lollipops’ sweeping through social media

    The Office of the Narcotics Control Board (ONCB) has issued a stern warning to parents as a new threat emerges in the form of seemingly harmless lollipops. Dubbed “party lollipops” or “drunk lollipops,” these dangerous candies have skyrocketed in popularity among the younger generation and partygoers, posing a grave risk to unsuspecting individuals. Police Lieuteant-General Phanurat Lakboon, the Secretary-General of…

  • Social Media Marketing (SMM)

    The potential of user generated content in social media marketing

    User generated content (UGC) is a new thing that has changed the game on social media. Businesses are changing how they market online because of this type of material, which is made by regular people instead of brands. The user generated content is content that is made by users, like regular people who show support for a brand. There are…

  • Social Media Marketing (SMM)

    Best social media platforms for marketing success in 2024

    With 91% of marketers leveraging social media sites for business, missing out on establishing a strong social media presence isn’t an option. You’ve probably realized that you don’t need to be everywhere, but rather on the platforms that best align with your brand and audience. As we look towards 2024, understanding which platforms will best serve your marketing strategy is…

  • World News

    Vietnamese village brings incense stick tradition to social media

    In the quaint Incense Village of Quang Phu Cau, nestled in the northern part of Vietnam, a vibrant transformation is underway. Dang Thi Hoa, a seasoned artisan with three decades of incense stick craftsmanship, finds herself not just steeped in tradition but riding the wave of Instagram fervour. Lunar New Year, locally known as Tet, has taken on a whole…

  • Thailand News

    Malaysian woman mistaken for cat creates social media frenzy

    A social media storm has been stirred in Malaysia where a supposed cat on a car turned out to be a woman, much to the surprise of onlookers. The humorous incident, a testament to the saying Don’t judge a book by its cover, has elicited laughter across social media platforms. A Malaysian couple were out for a walk in Johor…

  • Thailand News

    Sedan’s shocking hit and run on Ratchada Road sets social media abuzz (video)

    A shocking road incident involving a white sedan and a yellow-green taxi recently set social media abuzz. The white car was filmed reversing into a stationary taxi in the middle of Ratchada Road before speeding away from the scene, sparking widespread online debate. The video, shared by the popular Red Skull page, left both locals and tourists in shock, seeking…

  • Thailand News

    Buddhist monk Phra Phayom weighs in on ‘year brewing’ social media storm

    Renowned Buddhist monk Phra Phayom discusses the recent social media controversy over the Chinese astrological belief of year brewing. He urges people to maintain a good state of mind and to believe in karma and perseverance, citing the example of the heated debate on social media initiated by Prairie Praiwan Wannabutr. Today, reporters asked Phra, the abbot of Wat Suan…

  • Thailand News

    Social media meltdown: X and X Pro crash

    All around the globe, social media behemoths X and X Pro plunged into darkness, leaving millions in the dark. The cyber realm descended into chaos early today, December 21, as Downdetector.com sounded the alarm, uncovering a vast outage on the platforms that left users stranded and bewildered. Formerly the avatars of tweets and trends, X (formerly Twitter) and X Pro…

  • Thailand News

    Erroneous English signboard at Trang airport rectified following social media uproar

    An incorrect English translation on a signboard leading to Trang Airport has been rectified following public criticism. The sign, which was meant to point towards the airport, was found to be using the Karaoke language style in its English translation. It should have read Trang Airport, but instead it was written as THAAGRAD SAYAITHANG. The error has now been corrected,…