Fyk tried to think of ways to make a lot of money quickly. His jail story was so strange, he felt it might make for a compelling book. But he wasn’t an established writer, and he knew the only way to sell a book would be to build a following.
The US Department of State spent $630,000 to acquire 2 million page likes and then realized only 2% were engaged.
Last Sunday, a new set of Internet-based laws known as Decree 7 went into effect. Decree 7 outlaws a very wide and vague range of online activities and severely limits what Vietnamese citizens can post on Facebook, Twitter and their personal blogs.