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The Philippine Tax Whiz discusses the guidelines for handling books of accounts
PRESS RELEASE: 1,699 out of 10,319 passed the Certified Public Accountant Licensure Examination this May 2019.
While Facebook says it has identified more fake accounts than in previous quarters, there are about 120 million which have evaded discovery
The new feature lets Google Account holders choose how long they want their data to be saved – either saved and deleted manually, or automatically deleted if older than 3 or 18 months
'They should have taken measures way back, and not let so much time pass before they actually did these concrete steps to actually stop the weaponization of the social network,' says senatorial bet Chel Diokno
Malacañang says President Rodrigo Duterte knew nothing about the network of pro-Duterte fake accounts Facebook recently took down
Other politicians being promoted by the pages include Bong Go, Ronald dela Rosa, Sara Duterte, Ferdinand Marcos, Imee Marcos, and Bongbong Marcos
(UPDATED) Facebook takes down 200 pages, groups, and accounts followed by millions of users
The new section is meant to allow friends, family, and other loved ones to remember and pay tribute to the deceased user
One operation is said to have links to Sputnik, a Moscow-based news agency, and affected Central and Eastern European countries. The second Russia-linked operation operated specifically in Ukraine.
Anti-corruption Commissioner Manny Luna files an answer-in-intervention, defending the Bangsamoro Organic Law from a petition filed against it by Governor Abdusakur Tan II of Sulu
(UPDATED) The National Intelligence Coordinating Agency, under the Office of the President, wants the DICT to be authorized to shut down social media accounts that are deemed 'inimical to national interest'
The crackdown comes as Instagram parent Facebook strives to assure people that the leading social network and its services can be trusted
The numbers of accounts removed for 'coordinated inauthentic behavior' is raised to 36 at Facebook and 99 at the social network's Instagram service
Nations must develop a strong policy agenda to turn the principles of the Declaration on Information and Democracy into a reality
Many of the hacked accounts belong to Facebook users in Ukraine and Russia
Congratulations to the latest batch of licensed Certified Public Accountants!
Facebook is ordered to provide identity theft and phishing insurance to Filipino hacking victims
High-profile accounts will now be able to request for a verification process
(UPDATED) According to Twitter, Jones' account is not suspended but 'has limited functionality,' as part of an enforcement effort that requires tweets violating Twitter rules to be deleted
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The company says the actors have become 'more careful to cover their tracks,' and that they are 'well-funded adversaries who will never give up and are constantly changing tactics'
(UPDATED) A longtime satirist and known Duterte critic is taken off Twitter
New report surfaces, saying Twitter suspended 58 million accounts in the 4th quarter of 2017
Instagram wants to put a stop to the Instagram account verification black market where the blue checkmark could reportedly fetch prices of up to $15,000
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They say they don’t have enough money for that, according to a Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas survey
Twitter hopes this change will let users have confidence in the accuracy of legitimate accounts following them
Russia-linked fake accounts are believed to have fired off false tweets in an effort to sway the 2016 US presidential vote
The House committee on good governance says the purchase of the 110 Foton minicabs were done without public bidding and through cash advances
Adding a way to check that a real person is behind new accounts is described by Twitter as being among measures to fight abuse, trolls, and hateful content
PRESS RELEASE: 2,843 out of 9,830 passed the Certified Public Accountant Licensure Examination this May 2018
(UPDATED) Facebook reactivates Paner's account on Tuesday, May 29
The blogger believes trolls triggered the suspension by mass reporting her account
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Fake profiles make up 3% to 4% of all active accounts, reports the social network
Deputy Ombudsman Melchor Arthur Carandang is subjected to an internal probe over his terminated investigation into the alleged unexplained wealth of President Rodrigo Duterte
'Any growth above 6.7% would require vigorous investment in physical and human capital to push the economy beyond its current potential output,' says the World Bank
This isn't the first time that the Ilocos Norte governor and former House member is summoned to a probe by the House committee on good government and public accountability
The same techniques detailed in Robert Mueller's Russia-Trump indictment are pervasive here and have accomplished the same goal as the Russians': sow discord
Representative Johnny Pimentel reminds Public Attorney's Office chief Persida Acosta that PAO should be coordinating with the DOH in investigating Dengvaxia deaths
(UPDATED) A Russian-linked Twitter account used to interfere in polls in Spain is now tweeting exclusively about the Philippines – one of several disturbing developments that may suggest Kremlin propaganda in the country
Senator Antonio Trillanes IV says the probe will 'question the legality' of the Anti-Money Laundering Council's refusal to give the Ombudsman 'vital' data on President Rodrigo Duterte's bank accounts
From Wikipedia to Facebook, how do we fight back against trolls, 'fake news' and historical revisionism?
The core issue is hidden, possibly ill-gotten, wealth. It began hounding Duterte during the electoral campaign. During his presidency it has been overshadowed by other, graver, issues he can’t seem to stop provoking.
Senator Antonio Trillanes IV also slams President Rodrigo Duterte for ordering the suspension of Overall Deputy Ombudsman Arthur Carandang
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(UPDATED) The Office of the Executive Secretary files an administrative case against Overall Deputy Ombudsman Arthur Carandang for supposed premature disclosure of documents about President Rodrigo Duterte's bank accounts
'I cannot begin to express the pain and shame that I feel over the irreparable harm caused to children on the part of Church ministers,' Pope Francis says
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