Facebook is ordered to provide identity theft and phishing insurance to Filipino hacking victims
Data gleaned from Portal use could, technically, be used in ads on Facebook-owned services, but it's unclear if the company will go ahead and do so
The update makes 'low quality sites' which copy other news sites’ content appear less prominently on the platform
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The decline in Facebook digital consumption includes Messenger, Instagram, and WhatsApp
Facebook will also be banning misrepresentations of how to vote, and statements misrepresenting the facts on whether a vote will be counted in the upcoming elections
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The feature, if it gets rolled out, allows you to remove a message within a set time window after it was sent
Mabubusog na naman tayo sa pangako habang paparami nang paparami ang nahihirapang tugunan ang totoong pagkagutom
Facebook says the hackers accessed the names, phone numbers, and email addresses of 15 million users. For another 14 million people, the attack was potentially more damaging.
Facebook removes 559 pages and 251 accounts that consistently violated rules against spam and 'coordinated inauthentic behavior'
The device, which will be available for pre-order in the United States from Monday, is designed to allow users to make video calls at home without having to stand immediately in front of the screen or hold a phone at arm's length.
Rappler talks to the National Privacy Commission's complaints and investigations chief, Francis Acero, about what penalties Facebook may face in light of the September 2018 hack
It appears that the Department of Transportation is not taking any of ACTS-OFW Representative John Bertiz' excuses over the airport security controversy
The Irish probe has been touted as the first major test of the reformed European regulation which came into effect in May
So far, these are the things that Facebook has revealed about their security failure
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'That investigation has so far found no evidence that the attackers accessed any apps using Facebook Login,' says Guy Rosen, Facebook’s vice president of product management
(UPDATED) If all 50 million of the affected Facebook accounts get sold on the dark web, the hackers would reel in anywhere from $150 million to $600 million
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The September 16 attack may just have been the 'clumsiest one that alerts the palace guards,' says Beau Woods, a cybersecurity fellow from the American think tank, Atlantic Council
Less than 10% of the total number of those affected – or some 5 million EU Facebook users – are hit by the attack on Facebook, according to a tweet from the Irish Data Protection Commission (IDPC)
For an overseas Filipino worker, what started as infatuation on Facebook ended with extortion
While Facebook continues to investigate, here are a few key steps to take to protect yourself from further potential exposure to risks
The National Privacy Commission urges Filipinos to take necessary steps to stay safe online
(UPDATED) 'An attacker exploited a technical vulnerability to steal access tokens that would allow them to log into about 50 million people's accounts on Facebook,' says Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg
(UPDATED) DownDetector.com reports Facebook as having some issues around 10 am on Friday, September 28. The issues may be forcing people to get logged out of the service or have an intermittent connection to Facebook.
Phone contacts who aren't necessarily on a user's Facebook network may be targeted too when a user syncs their phone with Messenger
Facebook will now be putting ads on its 'Stories' format after having hit 300 million daily users
'This is the wireless virtual reality experience we have been waiting for,' says Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg
Madaling ireklamo ang account mo dahil sa isang trumped-up community standards violation. Sa dami ng magrereklamo, masususpinde ang account o tuluyang ipasasara.
More and more, Facebook may try to funnel more Instagram users, known for being a younger demographic, onto its main platform
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(UPDATED) 'Mike and I are grateful for the last 8 years at Instagram and 6 years with the Facebook team,' Systrom says in a statement on September 24, following a report on the departure in The New York Times
The Information and Democracy Commission is a global initiative launched by Reporters Without Borders to build a formal multi-sectoral approach to combating misinformation and disinformation in the digital age
Third-party fact checking organizations can now rate media that is directly uploaded to the platform
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Zuckerberg, posting on his Facebook page, outlines a series of steps the leading social network has taken to protect against misinformation and manipulation campaigns aimed at disrupting elections.
Some view the looming anti-trust investigations on the big tech companies as punishment based on political reasons
Paris says the proposed tax will ensure that global tech platforms pay their fair share. However, some EU members argue the tax would also punish European companies and stifle innovation.
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It is expected to be operational around 2022, and will host Facebook servers and centralize its IT operations
'When major companies testify in front of the Congress it's never a good thing' for their stock price, says a financial analyst
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'There's an empty chair next to you for Google, they're not here today – maybe it's because they're arrogant,' says one Republican senator
(UPDATED) 'Social media platforms have the right to determine what types of legal speech they will permit on their platforms,' says IT expert Daniel Castro
Google's reported exploratory foray into China prompts US lawmakers to ask Facebook and Twitter executives if they have similar plans
The two executives reassure lawmakers that they're not going to drop the ball again on foreign manipulation on social media but both acknowledge there is still a long way to go
Watch the US Senate's hearing with Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey and Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg live here
The Pew Research Center report finds 42% of US Facebook users said they had 'taken a break' from the platform in the past 12 months, and 26% said they had deleted the Facebook app from their phone