Researchers at Cambridge University have teamed up with a Dutch media collective to develop an English version of the game aimed at inoculating people against the spread of so-called fake news
Facebook must 'stop following and recording internet use by people surfing in Belgium, until it complies with Belgian privacy laws,' the Brussels court says
(UPDATED) The European Commission says social media companies in general need to do more to comply with EU consumer rules
Currently a journalism professor at the University of Queensland in Australia, Greste was arrested by the Egyptian authorities for terrorism-related charges for his work as a journalist in 2013
'All the posts of the past two days have been swarmed and attacked by Filipino trolls – every single post. It is crazy and it is full of non-sequiturs,' says computer programmer Carlos Nazareno
How 'fake news' and other forms of disinformation threaten our freedoms, and how to fight back
Digital influencers as endorsers of brands are nothing new. But what happens when a politician is the product?
Some users think this feature would be abused by trolls and bots, while some say users' freedom of speech would be unaffected
A fan group for a South Korean actor is renamed 'President Duterte Supporters'. But there might be more to the story.
'Tayo pa ang may utang na loob?' says a netizen
Twitter informs the users based on their interactions, such as if a US-based account was one that directly engaged with or was actively following one of 3,814 IRA accounts
'What you are going to see is a rise in state-run media if this applies to every official page in your neighborhood,' one expert warns
The Luxembourg-based European Court of Justice said in a statement says the complainant 'may bring an individual action in Austria against Facebook Ireland'
Several Facebook Live videos showing old tsunami footage on loop goes viral as netizens initially believe it was happening live
The 18-year-old high school student is found guilty of violating the country's internet law by making defamatory and slanderous comments online. Judges also ordered him to pay 10 million rupiah ($700) in fines.
For many netizens, the order of the Securities and Exchange Commission to revoke Rappler's registration is a blatant attack against press freedom and freedom of speech
(UPDATED) Facebook shares fall 5.4% at the opening of trade on Friday, January 12, after the changes were announced on Thursday
While some netizens find P200 too meager, others say the poor have no right to complain
ProPublica asks Facebook to explain its decisions on a sample of 49 items, sent in by people who maintained that content reviewers had erred, mostly by leaving hate speech up, or in a few instances by deleting legitimate expression
Snap also reportedly hires Rahul Chopra, the former Global Head of Video at News Corp, to spearhead the initiative
Mocha Uson, fake news, and the killing of Kian delos Santos are among the most talked about issues on social media in the Philippines in 2017
Social Media users are reacting to the sudden announcement of Vice Mayor Paolo Duterte's resignation
Here are some of the most talked about local athletes and sports teams on Rappler's social media accounts for this year
This is another post exposing disinformation against Rappler
This year has been filled with cringe-worthy moments online for government agencies and officials
Facebook plans to soon apply the face recognition technology to profile photos, to thwart people from being impersonated on the social network
Never underestimate the werpa of online language, mga lodis
The updated Twitter policies do not apply to military or government entities
Facebook's machine learning model will lessen the visibility of engagement baiting posts on the platform, with repeat offenders set to receive demotions in the coming weeks
Part 2: TNP appears to be doing well, not just online but in the real world too. But without verification of published content, the dangers are apparent.
Presidential granddaughter Isabelle Duterte gets called out online for her pre-debut photo shoot in Malacañang, prominently capturing the presidential seal
Buzzfeed says the new feature will let a Facebook user navigate between multiple accounts
'Facebook was a very different company back then and as we have grown we have realized how our responsibilities have grown too,' says the company
Former Facebook executive Chamath Palihapitiya feels 'tremendous guilt' for helping build Facebook into one tool he says is 'ripping apart the social fabric of how society works'
What is Trending News Portal (TNP) and what kind of content does it produce? Here's a closer look at the data.
Jover Laurio of Pinoy Ako Blog says she received attacks and messages in her Facebook account – similar to Mabanta's – disparaging her appearance
Does your favorite teleserye and movie make it to the list?
Some of the most tweeted 2017 moments in the Philippines include AlDub, MayWard, KathNiel, Nadine Lustre, BTS, Miss Universe, and more
Meanwhile, Vice Ganda and Anne Curtis are the most followed Filipino Twitter accounts for 2017
Athletes from Ateneo and La Salle dominate the list for this year, while #NBAFinals is most tweeted sports-related hashtag in the Philippines
Here are social media reactions from netizens during Game 3 of the UAAP Season 80 Finals between Ateneo and La Salle
Have a look at some of the most retweeted tweets about this year's cheerdance competition
Here are some of the social media posts about this season's Cheerdance Competition
Bahtiyar Duysak calls the deactivation process he inadvertently began a 'mistake'
In the age of selfies, trolls, and bots, facts matter immensely to the Filipino netizen
Tumblr operations chief Jeff D'Onofrio will take over the CEO reins
The artificial intelligence technology uses 'pattern recognition to detect posts or live videos where someone might be expressing thoughts of suicide'