The story of expanding global media networks is often told as if they spread freedom everywhere, liberally and evenly. But when we ask freedom for whom, the tale gets more complex.
(UPDATED) The European Commission says social media companies in general need to do more to comply with EU consumer rules
Understanding that fake news is the professional product of advertising and PR strategists means we need to challenge the broader system that has not only normalized political deception but made it financially rewarding.
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(UPDATED) Twitter says it earned $91 million in the fourth quarter, the first positive net income since going public in 2013
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
Devumi is also suing a former Philippine contractor who allegedly tried to steal Devumi's customers by creating a copycat site
Netizens say the government's moves to stifle free speech will only produce more courageous journalists, as #BlackFridayForPressFreedom trends on Twitter
Twitter is criticized for allowing the spread of bogus news – some of which was directed by Russia – ahead of the 2016 US election and in other countries
'Social media companies continue to get beat in part because they rely too heavily on technologists and technical detection to catch bad actors,' says an expert at the Foreign Policy Research Institute in the use of the internet by terror groups.
For the creators of the protest signs, the SEC order to revoke Rappler's registration curtails press freedom and freedom of expression
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'First, these are trolls. They have been provoking me since before the campaign. They're designed to demean you to bring out the worst in a person,' says Senator Sherwin Gatchalian
Logan Paul films the video in Aokigahara, known as 'the Japanese Suicide Forest' because of its reputation
'If you can't handle the heat, get out of the kitchen,' Lea Salonga tells Senator Sherwin Gatchalian
'The incident involving my co-seatmate Senator @stgatchalian goes to show that we are also human, we get hurt and affected too,' JV Ejercito tweets
Senator Sherwin Gatchalian confirms that Twitter handle @stgatchalian is his personal account
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(UPDATED) 'The United States has foolishly given Pakistan more than 33 billion dollars in aid over the last 15 years, and they have given us nothing but lies & deceit, thinking of our leaders as fools,' Trump said in his first tweet of 2018.
'Check your language,' netizens who saw the tweets of Senator Sherwin Gatchalian on New Year's eve ask him
'Why would smart voters want to put Democrats in Congress in 2018 Election when their policies will totally kill the great wealth created during the months since the Election," tweets the US President
Julian Assange's account disappears before reappearing more than 12 hours later
The updated Twitter policies do not apply to military or government entities
Presidential granddaughter Isabelle Duterte gets called out online for her pre-debut photo shoot in Malacañang, prominently capturing the presidential seal
European news agencies demand that Google, Facebook, and Twitter must share a significant part of the advertising revenue with the news outfits who produce the information
Officers from Limit say Adois digitally brought down teammates to get a spot in the raid group's attempts to clear World of Warcraft's latest Mythic Raid, Antorus
(UPDATED) Keaton Jones tearfully talks about being bullied at school in a video that has gone viral, prompting an outpouring of support from Hollywood celebrities, music stars and athletes
Does your favorite teleserye and movie make it to the list?
Meanwhile, the Philippines' Maine Mendoza makes it to number 5!
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
Berikut daftar 10 pemimpin dunia yang paling banyak diperbincangkan di Twitter sepanjang 2017
Hingga awal Desember 2017, jumlah pengikut Agnez Mo di Twitter mencapai 17,4 juta!
The wider release of Twitter Lite follows a test phase in the Philippines
Bahtiyar Duysak calls the deactivation process he inadvertently began a 'mistake'
(UPDATED) Trump retweets 3 anti-Muslim videos posted by the deputy head of a British far-right group who has been convicted of a hate crime
In the age of selfies, trolls, and bots, facts matter immensely to the Filipino netizen
'Harry Roque's MRT stunt is so fake, you can actually buy it at Greenhills,' reads one tweet
Though US President Donald Trump is an avowed sports fan, athletes are among his preferred opponents on his now 280-character bullhorn
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Microsoft and Twitter also agree to participate in the "Trust Project," with some 75 news organizations to tag news stories which meet standards for ethics and transparency
Twitter takes out the verification badges of at least 4 white supremacist or alt-right accounts, and says it is reviewing its system of giving out the badges
'This is the most significant evidence yet of interference by Russian-backed social media accounts around the Brexit referendum,' an MP says of data gathered by scientists at Swansea University and the University of California, Berkeley
Here's what you should know about Russian funding for Facebook and Twitter
US President Donald Trump tweets that he was soon coming to the Philippines – except he misspelled the name of the host country
(UPDATED) Trump returns to the subject in an early morning Twitter storm, which also sees him take a sarcastic dig at North Korea's 'short and fat' leader Kim Jong-Un
What are some creative netizens and brands doing with all this newfound freedom?