Social media scams: MCMC blocks 3,150 posts from January to September this year

Published on 12 Oct 2023 3:49:23 PM

A total of 3,150 social media posts containing elements of fraud and phishing were blocked by the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) from Jan 1 to Sept 30 this year, the Dewan Rakyat was told on Thursday (Oct 12).

Deputy Communications and Digital Minister Teo Nie Ching said the action involved 1,471 websites; 2,871 (Facebook); 254 (WhatsApp); 13 (Instagram); 11 (Telegram); and a video posted on TikTok.