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The embattled senator’s image turned from dignified to dishonorable in just 3 years. Here’s how social media had a hand in all of it.
Kailangan lang mai-channel ang ating pagkahumaling sa social media for the greater good, lalo na para sa mga nasalanta at naapektuhan ng bagyo. Puwedeng mag-fundraising, puwedeng makibalita sa relief operations.
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(UPDATED) After more than 24 hours, Facebook reactivates the 'Narinig ko sa UP' group on Monday, December 2
We set the record straight on posts saying the press is intentionally misleading the public on SEA Games issues
If you want to keep your Twitter account that you haven't logged in to for the past 6 months, you'll need to sign back in before December 11, 2019
Tech giants including Google and Twitter have criticized the law, as have activists who fear it could stifle online dissent
The call comes after the Iranian government imposed a near-total Internet blackout amid violent protests
During #MoveBacolod: Social Good in the Digital Age forum, local journalists and student leaders stress how everyone plays a role in countering disinformation and keeping digital spaces safe
'I just don’t understand why people think it's okay to ask me for pictures when my eyes are literally swollen from crying. How you gonna say, "Condolences, can we take a picture?"' Bretman shares
Social media goes full-on celebration mode after the Ateneo Blue Eagles' perfect run in UAAP Season 82 men's basketball
After ruling a title series to remember, the Letran Knights go all out to party in Intramuros tonight
The growth and prevalence of fake Facebook accounts points to 'a lack of transparency around the metrics' used to determine the value or success of Facebook, the Financial Times says
Snapchat's strategy seems to be a middle ground between Facebook's controversial tolerance of proven lies in political ads and Twitter's decision to ban them all together
Tapaojo. Ang inilalagay na takip sa mata ng kabayo para maging limitado ang makikita. Ganito ang karamihan sa atin. Bakit nga naman magpapa-stress sa kasalungat ng katuwiran, puwede namang i-customize ang mababasa?
What makes a story powerful enough to make a difference? For starters, it all begins with one thing: mission.
How do you engage with people who may have fallen victim to disinformation? Here are 3 tips.
False information on the platform will now be partially covered so users can 'better decide for themselves what to read, trust, and share'
'We can estimate that every day, we prevent millions of attempts to create fake accounts using these detection systems,' says Facebook in its latest transparency report
Transactions such as payments or donations at Messenger, Instagram, WhatsApp or the main social network will eventually be handled by a unified Facebook Pay system, Facebook says
The real-time bidding industry for advertisements is seen as funding the algorithmic amplification of disinformation and hate speech
PRESS RELEASE: Social Media Week Manila 2019 seeks to rekindle the Filipinos' innate passion for storytelling and to encourage them to use social media's influence as a storytelling platform for the better.
The new 'Topics' option is expected to be available to Twitter users on mobile devices powered by Android or Apple software or through web browsers by November 13
For ordinary Chinese, the rise of social credit can be social and even fun
The new branding, basically the company name in crisp lettering, will be stamped on its 'family' of offerings such as WhatsApp, Messenger, and Instagram to name some
Some misleading headlines can be funny and harmless, but they can also affect matters of public interest. Here's what you can do to keep them from spreading.
Profits top $6 billion on revenue that climbed 28% to $17.4 billion in the quarter that ended on September 30
Facebook's policy which lets politicians lie in ads is 'a threat to what FB stands for,' says an employee letter signed by hundreds of Facebook workers
The tab, being tested with some US users, will be separate from a user's normal feed and include articles from partner news organizations
Rappler, along with South Africa’s Daily Maverick and India’s The Quint, is featured in a new report by the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism
Facebook is set to make a 'big announcement' this week aimed at supporting news and journalism, chief executive Mark Zuckerberg says
In the probe, 47 US attorneys general look at how Facebook may have put consumer data at risk, reduced the quality of consumers' choices, and increased the price of advertising
Users will be warned if they are seeing false content on their feeds or sharing these to their Stories
Articles by News Corp, which includes titles like The Wall Street Journal, can be found in a tab separate from Facebook's trademark news feed
Paano tuluyang lumimot kung marami kayong mutual friends sa Facebook? Lalo kung ang nakaraang gusto mong ibaon sa digital Hades ay isang terrabyte ang kabuuang sukat ng mga larawan, kanta, laro, video na pinagsaluhan?
The CEO says Facebook still may remove content from political leaders or others when it may lead to 'harm'
Angry faces significantly outnumber hearts and likes left by viewers on the hour-long Facebook Live broadcast, while critics also use the comments section to pile on
Twitter says it reserves the right to take 'enforcement action' on offending tweets, including those with threats of violence or the posting of private information
The ad states 'Breaking news: Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook just endorsed Donald Trump for re-election,' followed quickly by an admission that the statement is fake, devised only to aim at the platform's ad policies
The Following tab displays what posts and accounts your friends engage with
Manila Mayor Isko Moreno makes a case for stopping for hundreds of people a day who seek to take a selfie with him, even when it means delaying his schedule
A two-hour audio recording of the Facebook CEO at internal meetings comes out
The direct message filter is rolling out to everyone on iOS, Android, and the Web
‘This is an existential moment in time, where, if we don’t take the right steps forward, democracy as we know it is dead’
Malicious bots and trolls spread vaccine misinformation – now social media companies are fighting back
Platforms like Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest are developing strategies to address anti-vaccine bots and to try to reduce their reach in the United States
'We don't want Facebook to feel like a competition,' the company says in a statement
A report by the Oxford Internet Institute finds manipulation efforts have doubled over the past two years and are being used by both democratic and authoritarian governments
Was the Philippines under Martial Law as peaceful as Marcos apologists make it out to be?
The information release is part of the company's push to improve understanding of how its platform is used by state actors to manipulate public opinion