'It's Yanny,' tweets horror writer Stephen King. 'It's so clearly laurel,' quips supermodel Chrissy Teigen
Closed-door talks are confirmed but other members of European Parliament demand a public hearing
Facebook says improved technology using artificial intelligence had helped it act on 3.4 million posts containing graphic violence, nearly three times more than it had in the last quarter of 2017
'We have large teams of internal and external experts working hard to investigate these apps as quickly as possible,' says an officer of Facebook
The Supreme Court justice says on social media the petition should have been dismissed outright, while the spokesperson posts a straightforward, self-explanatory graphic
Lithium Technologies, which acquired the startup in 2014, announces the closure in a blog post on Thursday, May 10. Klout also confirms the closure on Twitter.
Hopefully ‘Infinity War’ isn’t a spoiler for the Philippines
Apo Hiking Society member Jim Paredes, a vocal supporter of Leni Robredo, launches the social media campaign in support of the Vice President's vote-shading threshold petition before the Presidential Electoral Tribunal
The Tulfo brothers are engaged in word wars with other media practitioners and organizations over backlash following a Commission on Audit report
The integrations will allow users of the GoPro or Spotify apps to send content to Instagram Stories
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is by far the most followed world leader on the gargantuan social networking platform, counting 43.2 million followers
Changes may be limiting 'microtargeting' on Facebook, a technique successfully used by Donald Trump's campaign in 2016 and several others
Most people might remember Celerio for his ability to make music using only a leaf – a feat that landed him a spot in the Guinness Book of World Records
The House committee on basic education and culture has approved a bill seeking to make the pre-Hispanic script the Philippines' national writing system
'This is part of an effort to be more clear about where we draw the line on content,' Facebook public policy manager in charge of content Siobhan Cummiskey says
The current dissatisfaction has metamorphosed into an actual Facebook group called 'GrabPH Complaints,' where users are sharing their sentiments and stories
Filipinos online mock the security drills for potential terror attacks or hostage-taking incidents in Boracay, calling it 'overkill'
'Everyone – no matter where they live – will be asked to review important information about how Facebook uses data and make choices about their privacy on Facebook,' says a statement from chief privacy officer Erin Egan and deputy general counsel Ashlie Beringer.
'Everyone is unique and sexuality is just one side of us that differs, just like skin color, height and weight,' says a rare essay promoting LGBT acceptance posted on China's People's Daily
Many of the respondents are leaving the platform due to privacy concerns amid the Cambridge Analytica scandal
The 'Russian Facebook' reportedly attracts American extremist groups, neo-Nazis, and the alt-right, too, because of its loose enforcement against hate speech
At least 10 websites are already blocked on the social media platform
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'Partnering with third-party fact-checking organizations is one of the ways we hope to better identify and reduce the reach of false news that people share on our platform,' says Clair Deevy, Facebook Director for Community Affairs for Asia Pacific
The Duterte presidential campaign's chief social media strategist claims the Cambridge Analytica CEO "influenced" his work
Netizens are willing spectators as the claws come out between the two women of the judiciary
'Pati kaming taga-Aklan talaga hindi makauwi, walang flight pa-Kalibo dahil sa closure na 'yan! Ano lalangoy kami?' tweets one irate netizen
Facebook says data of over 1.1 million Filipinos was improperly shared with Cambridge Analytica
Netizens call the PUA Academy page a 'manifestation of toxic masculinity,' through which men learn how to sexually harass women and treat them as conquests
The viral internet 'challenge' has people snorting condoms into their nose and pulling it out of their mouth
University of Leeds professor Jason Cabañes breaks down the hierarchy in the vicious yet lucrative business of disinformation
Zuckerberg says that Facebook was 'idealistic,' focusing on the positive aspects of connecting people and did not think 'through, some of the downside uses of the tools'
The Federal Trade Commission confirms it has opened an inquiry over the harvesting of Facebook data on tens of millions users of the social network by the British consulting group Cambridge Analytica
'Our guests may enter the campus according to their individual taste; however due to university rules and regulations, they are urged to wear attires that would consider the educational character of the university'
The Cambridge Analytica controversy and the #DeleteFacebook movement that resulted from it highlight the perils of harvested personal data
Brian Acton tweets, 'It is time,' and uses the hashtag #DeleteFacebook
Facebook Lite will be launching in the United States, Canada, Australia, United Kingdom, France, Germany, Ireland, and New Zealand
Facebook says of the removal of Britain First and its leaders' pages: 'Content posted on the Britain First Facebook page and the pages of party leaders Paul Golding and Jayda Fransen has repeatedly broken our community standards'
Monalisa Perez is convicted 9 months after shooting her boyfriend in the chest, thinking a thick book would stop the bullet. She used a .50-caliber Desert Eagle pistol
News of Stephen Hawking's death becomes the top-trending Weibo topic, with the hashtag #Hawking passed# generating more than 450 million reads and nearly 250,000 comments in the hours after his death was announced
On the annual celebration of Pi Day and on Albert Einstein's birthday, Britain's renowned physicist Stephen Hawking dies. Social media users on Twitter share words of praise in memory of Hawking.
Ateneo de Zamboanga University students make a parody video inspired by Dua Lipa's hit song, featuring lyrics about the tax reform law
Jover Laurio of Pinoy Ako Blog is asking for over P2 million in damages
Fake stories spread faster because of the 'novelty hypothesis,' which suggests people share these stories because they are more surprising than real news, say researchers
(UPDATED) Our brains are not very good at switching. It may feel good since every time you click and see something new, you feel rewarded, but because we are wired only to process one thing at a time, we make errors in judgments.
'Ang bigat sa pakiramdam,' says one netizen, echoing the sentiment of people in and out of the UP community
The Indonesian government blocks Tumblr, saying the New York-based company had not replied to its February letter demanding that pornographic content be scrubbed from the platform within 48 hours
Files and icons labelled 'call' and 'video call' were found in the Instagram app’s code
The move is the latest by Twitter aimed at curbing disinformation, propaganda and provocation
Those with Bookmarks activated will have a share icon beside the heart-shaped Like icon. Tapping that icon will open up a menu from which a user can save a given tweet.