Communications And Digital Ministry To Look Into Licensing For Major Social Media Platform Providers
Google, Meta, and TikTok might need a licence to operate in Malaysia in the future.
The Comms and Digital Minister says that he received complaints about this action, and large stores have also raised concerns about price competition for products sold on the platform.
Meanwhile, KKD Minister Fahmi Fadzil said TikTok has removed Malaysian content regarding Palestine.
The Comms and Digital Minister was also invited to visit ByteDance, the parent company that operates the TikTok social media platform in China.
The KKD Minister said that TikTok will have meetings regularly moving forward to rectify the issue.
The Comms and Digital Minister says he received public complaints and heard concerns about the action, while big stores raised pricing competition issues on the platform.
It's unknown if the giant video-sharing site will make this plan available to the public.
Minister Fahmi Fadzil is considering the possibility of licensing major social media platforms that earn income by using content from local media outlets.
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Despite Sanusi’s claims, MCMC clarified that it did not receive any instructions to delete his TikTok account.