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Trillanes goes to SC, inflation in regions, Facebook and Twitter | Midday wRap

Sep 06, 2018 - 2:27 PM

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Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg and Twitter's Jack Dorsey testify before U.S. Congress

Sep 06, 2018 - 12:41 AM

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

UNDER OATH. CEO of Twitter Jack Dorsey (r) and Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg (l) are sworn in to testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, on September 5, 2018. Photo by Jim Watson/AFP


LIVE: U.S. Senate hearing with Facebook, Twitter on foreign influence in social media

Sep 05, 2018 - 9:40 PM

Watch the US Senate's hearing with Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey and Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg live here


Expert opinions: the September 5 Facebook-Twitter-Google hearing

Sep 04, 2018 - 2:35 PM

'The Democrats are upset about the spread of misinformation in the 2016 election, and the Republicans over the perception of bias,' says Roslyn Layton, a scholar specializing in telecom and internet issues

SANDBERG. The chief operating officer of Facebook, Sheryl Sandberg, will join top representatives from Twitter and possibly, Google, in another high-profile congressional grilling on September 5. Photo by Vivien Killilea/Getty Images for MAKERS/AFP


Facebook, Twitter, Google are in the U.S. congress hot seat again. Here's why.

Sep 03, 2018 - 6:10 PM

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg, and a yet-to-be-confirmed Google executive face US lawmakers on September 5 regarding Russian election interference

NEXT ROUND. The online giants, represented here by Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg and Twitter's Jack Dorsey, face off with US lawmakers again as issues of foreign interference persist. Sheryl Sandberg photo by Vivien Killilea/Getty Images for MAKERS/AFP; Jack Dorsey photo by Teresa Kroeger/Getty Images for Thurgood Marshall College Fund/AFP


EU urges Facebook to 'cooperate fully' in data scandal

Apr 13, 2018 - 2:45 PM

Facebook admits up to 2.7 million people in the EU may have been affected by the scandal

ZUCKERBERG. Facebook co-founder, Chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before a combined Senate Judiciary and Commerce committee hearing in the Hart Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill April 10, 2018 in Washington, DC. Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images/AFP

Zuckerberg turns down British MPs for data privacy grilling

Mar 27, 2018 - 11:14 PM

Zuckerberg instead offers to send one of his deputies as the US company comes under new pressure from the EU to disclose more details about how up to 50 million users' data are alleged to have been taken from Facebook and used in political campaigns

ZUCKERBERG UNDER FIRE. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg at Facebook's F8 Developer Conference on April 18, 2017 in San Jose, California. File photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images/AFP

EU gives Facebook 'two weeks' to answer data scandal questions: letter

Mar 27, 2018 - 7:09 PM

The letter EU's justice commissioner Vera Jourova sent Facebook's chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg also asks what steps the firm plans to take to prevent a similar scandal in the future

SHERYL SANDBERG. Chief Operating Officer of Facebook Sheryl Sandberg inaugurates the interactive Facebook exhibition "Connexions" at start-up hub Station F in Paris on January 22, 2018. Photo by Jacques Demarthon/AFP

Atio Castillo case, Carpio’s SALN, Catalan elections | Evening wRap

Mar 23, 2018 - 8:22 PM

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Facebook's Sandberg: We'll keep working to make users feel safe

Mar 23, 2018 - 10:07 AM

Facebook's chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg also speaks up on the Cambridge Analytica scandal that hit the social media platform

FACEBOOK SCANDAL. Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg speaks onstage during The 2018 MAKERS Conference at NeueHouse Hollywood on February 6, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. Photo by Vivien Killilea/Getty Images for MAKERS/AFP

Facebook launches plan to combat online extremism

Jun 23, 2017 - 10:09 PM

Facebook says it will seek to educate charities and other organizations on how to fight hate speech in the wake of recent terror attacks in Belgium Britain and France

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Feb 09, 2017 - 9:17 AM

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Facebook extends bereavement, family sick leaves for employees

Feb 08, 2017 - 4:47 PM

The social network adopts family leaves recognizing a need for workers to take a leave to care for a family member

COO. Sheryl Sandberg speaks onstage during The 2017 Makers Conference Day 2 at Terranea Resort on February 7, 2017 in Rancho Palos Verdes, California. Photo by Emma McIntyre/AFP

Trump sits down with tech execs, including critics

Dec 15, 2016 - 7:33 AM

UPDATED The afternoon summit at Trump Tower in New York gathered some of the wealthiest and brightest brains in the tech industry around the same table as the incoming billionaire Republican president

Tech CEO's meets with President-elect Donald Trump at Trump Tower December 14, 2016 in New York. Timothy A. Clary/AFP

Facebook improves benefits, ups wages for contractors

May 13, 2015 - 8:54 PM

The benefits will give both women and men the flexibility to take paid parental leave an important step for stronger families and healthier children

BETTER BENEFITS. A file photo dated 31 January 2012 showing a grounds keeper mowing the lawn in front of Facebook's Corporate Headquarters in Menlo Park, California, USA. File Photo by Peter Dasilva/EPA

Tech exec David Goldberg died on treadmill – official

May 05, 2015 - 12:13 PM

David Goldberg husband of Facebook s Sheryl Sandberg sustained severe head trauma and hemorrhaging and died at a medical center in Nuevo Vallarta an official says

A file photograph dated July 12, 2013 shows Sheryl Sandberg, chief operating officer of Facebook Inc., and husband David Goldberg (L), chief operating officer of SurveyMonkey, attend Allen and Company 31st Annual Media and Technology Conference, in Sun Valley Idaho, USA. Andrew Gombert/EPA

Husband of Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg dies suddenly

May 03, 2015 - 9:25 AM

David Goldberg was the chief executive of online survey firm SurveyMonkey which is based in Palo Alto California

A file photograph dated July 12, 2013 shows Sheryl Sandberg, chief operating officer of Facebook Inc., and husband David Goldberg (L), chief operating officer of SurveyMonkey, attend Allen and Company 31st Annual Media and Technology Conference, in Sun Valley Idaho, USA. Andrew Gombert/EPA

Internet will 'disappear,' Google boss tells Davos

Jan 23, 2015 - 11:32 AM

Google boss Eric Schmidt: There will be so many sensors so many devices that you won t even sense it it will be all around you

WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM. Sheryl Sandberg, Chief Operating Officer and Member of the Board, Facebook, Eric Schmidt, Executive Chairman, Google, Satya Nadella, Chief Executive Officer, Microsoft Corporation, Vittorio Colao, Chief Executive of Vodafone Group, speak during a panel session at the 45th Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum, WEF, in Davos, Switzerland, 22 January 2015. Photo by Jean-Christophe Bott/EPA

WATCH: Zuckerberg, Timberlake, Fallon take on ice bucket challenge

Aug 15, 2014 - 12:01 PM

Everyone from Ethel Kennedy to Mark Zuckerberg is bravely dumping ice cold water over their heads in an attempt to raise money for the ALS Foundation

Facebook profit story pushes shares to new high

Jul 24, 2014 - 12:11 PM

Facebook co founder and chief executive Mark Zuckerberg says Our community has continued to grow and we see a lot of opportunity ahead as we connect the rest of the world

LIKE. A file photo dated 31 January 2012 showing a view of the entrance to Facebook corporate headquarters in Menlo Park, California, USA. Peter DaSilva/EPA

Facebook experiment 'messed with people's minds'

Jul 04, 2014 - 1:40 PM

In its complaint to the US Federal Trade Commission the Electronic Privacy Information Center said the study deceived consumers and violated an agreement on privacy settings

Facebook admits poor communication on user study

Jul 03, 2014 - 7:04 PM

Sandberg s comments come as British authorities look to question Facebook over the experiment to see whether it broke privacy laws

POORLY COMMUNICATED. Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg speaks during a session in New Delhi, India, 02 July 2014. Money Sharma/EPA

Beyonce wants the word 'bossy' banned

Mar 11, 2014 - 3:10 PM

A group of prominent women are urging girls to get up and take the lead

BAN BOSSY. Beyonce urges girls to get up and take the lead

#WHIPIT A Filipino campaign goes global and viral

Dec 18, 2013 - 6:23 PM

Pantene and Rappler s WHIPIT campaign is being talked about globally Here s why

Woman of style: Giselle Go

Apr 07, 2013 - 1:50 PM

Rappler talks to a Filipina making waves in Singapore s fashion media

PULLING UP HER SLEEVES. 'I made a lot of mistakes along the way, but it was the only way I could have learned.' Photo courtesy of Giselle Go