influencers

  • Thailand News

    Thai government urged to regulate booming influencer industry

    With the explosive growth of social media and e-commerce, the role of influencers has never been more prominent. Recognising the immense economic potential, the National Economic and Social Development Council (NESDC) calls for the Thai government to implement regulations and provide support for this burgeoning career path. In 2023, the ASEAN region boasted approximately 13.5 million influencers, according to Nielsen.…

  • Thailand News

    NESDC proposes stricter regulations for social media influencers

    The Office of the National Economic and Social Development Council (NESDC) in Thailand proposed tighter regulations for social media influencers, in an attempt to curb unethical or illegal content production. NESDC Secretary-General, Danucha Pichayanan, suggested yesterday that the Media Standard, Ethics, and Freedom Protection Act be extended to cover online content creators. Danucha stressed the urgency of a regulation that…

  • Business News

    Thailand taps Chinese influencers to boost exports

    The Thai government launched an initiative to boost the country’s exports to China, the world’s second-largest economy. The plan involves inviting 30 to 50 of China’s leading social media influencers to visit Thailand in May. During their stay, these influencers will livestream their Thai experiences, promoting local products from traditional elephant pants to native sweet treats to their followers back…

  • Thailand News

    Thai Internet idol Mintan speaks out on unending stalker harassment despite court order

    Internet idol Mintan, renowned for the page หนูมินตันทาสกระดาน continues to face relentless harassment from a persistent stalker. Mintan recently updated her followers that the same security guard who had previously been found guilty of harassing her is once again causing her distress. Mintan exposed her ordeal in a post, revealing that she has been tormented for almost three years by…

  • World News

    Online death rumours of influencer Lil Tay dispelled after Instagram hacking incident

    A favoured influencer known for flaunting wealth in her content is alive despite widespread online rumours of her death. This misinformation resulted from the Instagram account of Lil Tay being hacked, which also reported false claims of the sudden passing of her 14 years old brother, Jason Tian. However, according to recent US reports, these reports are entirely false. US…

  • Crime News

    Popular influencer Mod Oi admits to promoting illegal online gambling after Thai crackdown

    In an escalating crackdown on illegal gambling promotion, Thai authorities issued orders to summon about 30 celebrities and influencers, including Phannarai Khemmi, commonly known as Mod Oi, a popular and sexy influencer with 1.1 million followers on Twitter. Mod Oi today appeared at the Cyber Crime Investigation Bureau (CCIB) headquarters in Nonthaburi province with her boyfriend, accepting the accusations of…

  • Crime News

    Cyber police summon 2 Thai influencers in crackdown on gambling promotion

    The Thai Cyber Crime Investigation Bureau (CCIB) summoned two notable Thai influencers who have been connected with illegal online gambling. According to reports today, Police Lieutenant General Vorawat Watnakrobunsa, from the CCIB ordered a probing of different social media platforms for evidence of illicit online gambling. Initial findings revealed that some influencers have been using their high follower counts to…