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Average time people spend on Facebook declining - study

Oct 16, 2018 - 1:56 PM

The decline in Facebook digital consumption includes Messenger, Instagram, and WhatsApp

Bangladesh editors protest 'anti-press' digital law

Oct 15, 2018 - 9:18 PM

Newspaper editors in Bangladesh demand amendments to the newly enacted digital law which they say 'opposes independent journalism and free press'

Members of the Newspaper Editors' Council of Bangladesh form a human chain in front of National Press Club demanding an amendment to the newly enacted digital law on October 15, 2018. - Bangladeshi newspaper editors on October 15 staged a protest demanding sweeping amendments to a newly enacted digital law that journalists and rights groups say will curb freedom of expression. (Photo by Munir UZ ZAMAN / AFP)

[OPINYON] Yogyakarta Diaries: Pero binabagabag pa rin ako ng komedya sa Pilipinas

Oct 14, 2018 - 8:00 AM

Mabubusog na naman tayo sa pangako habang paparami nang paparami ang nahihirapang tugunan ang totoong pagkagutom

Creating meaningful solutions in the age of digital experiences

Oct 11, 2018 - 5:09 PM

At this year’s DigiCon, Dr. Joe Fry of Google ZOO reinforced the importance of building things that could positively impact culture, today and in the future

LIVE: The Atlantic Council StratCom 2018

Oct 02, 2018 - 9:13 PM

The Atlantic Council hosts the Global Forum on Strategic Communications and Digital Disinformation on October 2-3, 2018, in Washington, DC

Facebook boosts 'stories' format, now open to ads

Sep 27, 2018 - 5:11 PM

Facebook will now be putting ads on its 'Stories' format after having hit 300 million daily users

STORIES ADS. Photo from Facebook


Fighting disinformation is a community effort, say journalists

Sep 24, 2018 - 6:33 PM

'If fact-checking and truth-telling [are] to win against the propaganda machine, they need the effort of the communities, the campus journalists, and the citizen journalists from the ground, says Rappler news editor Miriam Grace Go

JICA extends deadline for digital art contest on SDGs for college students

Sep 11, 2018 - 8:13 PM

Deadline for submission of entries has been extended until September 30, 2018. Rappler is a media partner for the 'Building An Inclusive Future' contest.

Use of 'cyber troops' found in 48 countries, up from 28 last year – report

Sep 11, 2018 - 3:08 PM

The University of Oxford, in a report from July titled, 'Challenging Truth and Trust: A Global Inventory of Organized Social Media Manipulation,' aimed to inform about the further growth of misinformation and manipulation campaigns

EU copyright war 'a shame,' says big tech lobby

Sep 11, 2018 - 2:38 PM

Taxing content indexing services by Google may have a negative net effect on the diversity of content and perspectives shown on the platform, says tech lobbyist

PUSHBACK. Siada el-Ramly, Director General of The European Digital Media Association (EDiMA), a lobby group for the tech sector, gives an interview with Agence France-Presse (AFP) in Brussels on September 10, 2018. Photo by Emmanuel Dunand/AFP


Journalism is in a tough place, but it's better than ever too – Oxford professor

Sep 10, 2018 - 6:09 PM

Journalism is more diverse, accessible, and more informative than ever, says Rasmus Kleis Nielsen, the Director of Research for the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism at Oxford University

RASMUS NIELSEN. The director of research the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism acknowledges the need to find new business models, and ensure editorial independence while remaining sustainable. Screenshot from Rappler video


EU ministers 'battle' over French-backed digital tax

Sep 08, 2018 - 7:51 PM

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.

Digital Marketing Institute launches membership platform

Sep 05, 2018 - 5:30 PM

Members will have access to an exclusive content library and career and networking opportunities

UN urges Facebook to 'proactively' fight hate speech

Aug 29, 2018 - 9:01 PM

UN human rights chief Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein urges Facebook to 'be regulated by (international) human rights law'

ZEID RA'AD AL HUSSEIN. United Nations (UN) High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein addresses the 37th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council on February 26, 2018 in Geneva. Photo by Jean-Guy Python/AFP

Facebook bans Myanmar military chief, others for fueling ethnic tensions

Aug 27, 2018 - 7:42 PM

'We want to prevent them from using our service to further inflame ethnic and religious tensions,' Facebook says in a post

It's almost impossible to escape Google's tracking, new study shows

Aug 23, 2018 - 3:34 PM

An idle Android smartphone with its Chrome browser open sends data communications to Google's servers as often as 14 times an hour, according to the study

GOOGLE. People pass by the Google logo at the Web Summit in Lisbon on November 8, 2017. File photo by Patricia de Melo Moreira/AFP


Netflix testing show ads that pop up in between episodes

Aug 20, 2018 - 4:03 PM

Users have reported seeing video promos for different shows play in between episodes


Time to break up Google and Facebook – U.S. attorney general candidate

Jul 26, 2018 - 7:26 AM

Facebook and Google account for a majority of the US digital ad market – an estimated 56.8%


Digital addiction: How technology keeps us hooked

Jul 07, 2018 - 12:55 PM

Technology is designed to utilize the basic human need to feel a sense of belonging and connection with others

DIGITAL ADDICTION. There are a number of reasons why you can't get away from your screen. Photo from shutterstock

2018 ASEAN-Korea Youth Network workshop to be held in Korea, PH

Jul 04, 2018 - 5:28 PM

This year's workshop will be participated by around 70 youth from the 10 ASEAN Member States, Korea, China, and Japan

Global concerns taking toll on PH digital competitiveness – PLDT executive

Jun 21, 2018 - 4:42 PM

External concerns, trade wars, economic uncertainties are causing investors to migrate to safer investments in more stable countries, possibly affecting the country's digital competitiveness, says PLDT's Eric Alberto

DIGICON. From left to right, Nerisse Ramos, chief operating officer of ePLDT; Eric Alberto, PLDT and Smart's chief revenue officer; Jason Silva, TV host and keynote speaker; Jovy Hernandez, PLDT and Smart's head of Enterprise Business Groups; PLDT's Nico Alcoseba, head of Disruptive Business Group; Jojo Gendrano, PLDT Enterprise's head of core business solutions; and Sudev Bangah, managing director of International Data Corporation - ASEAN. Photo by Gelo Gonzales/Rappler


WATCH: Transformative technologies for bolder business decisions

Jun 21, 2018 - 3:21 PM

The 4th Philippine Digital Convention hopes to enable enterprises to become fearless in the face of digital. Watch the livestream of the event plenary on June 21, 3:30 pm!

PH drops 10 spots in 2018 World Digital Competitiveness Ranking

Jun 19, 2018 - 5:13 PM

Out of 63 countries, the Philippines finishes 56th, down from 2017's 46th spot


Sandiganbayan hopes to resolve cases faster with digital court

Jun 19, 2018 - 1:07 PM

The project is funded by the Australian government, and not the Supreme Court’s digitization masterplan under Sereno

Sandiganbayan Photo by: DARREN LANGIT

Opini: Ruang aman perempuan di dunia maya

Jun 11, 2018 - 4:38 PM

Perempuan sering menjadi korban dari cyber crime. Produk budaya dan nilai tradisional mempengaruhi fenomena ini

Kekerasan yang dialami perempuan di dunia maya sebagai produk dari budaya patriarki.

This is the E3 2018 press conference schedule

May 30, 2018 - 7:13 PM

Here's a full schedule of press conference times for this year's E3 at Los Angeles, along with a shareable Manila timezone graphic

E3. E3 2018 promises its own brand of surprises. File photo of E3 2017 by Gelo Gonzales/Rappler

French minister outs himself on anti-homophobia day

May 18, 2018 - 7:48 PM

May 17 is International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia, and Mahjoubi says that while he did not want to 'make a big deal' of coming out publicly, 'if that might help to fight homophobia, I'll do it'

OUT. In this file photo taken on June 13, 2017, French Minister of State for the Digital Sector Mounir Mahjoubi poses during a photo session in Paris. Photo by Joel Saget/AFP

GMA to introduce 'cheaper, smaller' digital TV device in June

May 16, 2018 - 5:35 PM

The listed broadcast giant says its digital transmission device is now being manufactured in China, with over one million units seen to be released in a year's time

OPTIMISTIC. GMA Network chief Felipe Gozon says his firm expects to have a higher net income in 2018 than in 2017. Rappler file photo

The week in photos: April 28-May 4, 2018

May 05, 2018 - 7:30 PM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

BIRTHDAY SUIT. A photo posted by TV host Troy Montero on his Instagram on May 2, 2018, shows him with long time partner Aubrey Miles enjoy the beach while posing naked in Coron, Palawan. Photo from Instagram.com/troymontero

Tokyo digital art museum looks to 'expand the beautiful'

May 03, 2018 - 6:54 PM

The flower-filled waterfall is the work of Japanese collective teamLab, known internationally for their innovative "digital art" that combines projections, sound and carefully designed spaces to create otherworldly, immersive experiences

VIRTUAL ART. In this picture taken on May 1, 2018 a Japanese member of Teamlab collective walks and poses in a digital installation waterfall room, filled with flowers which appears to flow over a hill, at Mori Building Digital Art Museum in Tokyo. Photo by Behrouz Mehri/AFP

BSP launches InstaPay electronic fund transfer service

Apr 23, 2018 - 4:05 PM

Real-time fund transfers or payments of up to P50,000 per transaction, without limit, are allowed in a day

Globe works to make GCash compatible with Alipay

Apr 22, 2018 - 7:55 PM

GCash and Alipay launch a new QR code for Chinese Alipay users in the Philippines, while Filipino GCash users would eventually be able to pay via their digital wallets in China, too

GCash-Alipay-integration Photo from Mynt.

Call for papers: Digital Transactions in Asia Conference

Apr 17, 2018 - 1:40 PM

PRESS RELEASE: The Digital Transactions in Asia Conference will be held from October 10-12 at De La Salle University in Manila

Razer, Lazada team up for Southeast Asia digital game store

Apr 12, 2018 - 5:33 PM

While Singapore will be the first to benefit from the Razer-Lazada digital game store, Malaysia and Thailand will get service in the second quarter. Indonesia and the Philippines will follow soon after.

Freelancing taking root in the Philippines – study

Apr 01, 2018 - 6:10 PM

The young and digitally adept Philippine freelance market encompasses around 2% of the population and is expected to grow further, according to a new study by PayPal

Rappler Talk: Is it time to #DeleteFacebook?

Mar 23, 2018 - 9:24 AM

The Cambridge Analytica controversy and the #DeleteFacebook movement that resulted from it highlight the perils of harvested personal data

Learn how to think like a growth manager

Mar 22, 2018 - 5:56 PM

#WhatsNext and NXTLVL Academy partner for a breakthrough course on growth management and agile digital marketing from April 3 - April 19.

EU unveils digital tax targeting Facebook, Google

Mar 21, 2018 - 8:59 PM

The special tax is the latest measure by the 28-nation European Union to rein in Silicon Valley giants and could further embitter the bad-tempered trade row pitting the EU against US President Donald Trump

Beep cardholders now allowed to reload using Coins.ph

Mar 19, 2018 - 8:15 PM

The new function enables commuters to reload Beep cards in seconds – with as little as P10 – using funds from Coins.ph digital wallets on Android smartphones

Who are the ‘digital nomads’?

Mar 12, 2018 - 5:19 PM

Want to work as you travel the world? Being a digital nomad might be for you

Four arrests over Taiwan's 'first' bitcoin robbery

Feb 22, 2018 - 4:26 PM

The suspects pretend to be interested in buying bitcoins before assaulting the victim and forcibly transferring the cryptocurrency to their account

BITCOIN. A picture taken on February 6, 2018 shows a visual representation of the digital crypto-currency Bitcoin, at the "Bitcoin Change" shop in the Israeli city of Tel Aviv. Photo by Jack Guez/AFP


A look back on the cyberattacks that threatened PH businesses

Feb 14, 2018 - 5:00 PM

Don’t let history repeat itself. Learn how to protect yourself and your business at PROTECT 2018

Online influencer culture and politics: What happens when the two meet?

Feb 13, 2018 - 4:24 PM

Digital influencers as endorsers of brands are nothing new. But what happens when a politician is the product?

The 9 trends that will shape digital marketing in the Philippines in 2018

Jan 23, 2018 - 7:15 PM

Digital marketing expert Gary Viray shares his insights and observations on how businesses can reach out best to today's connected Filipinos

Photo from Propelrr


Making money gets harder for video makers as YouTube toughens rules

Jan 17, 2018 - 12:56 PM

At least 1,000 subscribers and 4,000 hours of watch time within past year now required to be eligible for ad program. Previously, getting at least 10,000 views was the only requirement


Gambaran pemanfaatan teknologi informasi di Indonesia

Jan 16, 2018 - 5:57 PM

Menurut penelitian Center of Innovation Policy and Governance (CIPG) yang dirilis pekan lalu, saat ini laju penetrasi internet Indonesia merupakan yang tertinggi di Asia yang kini sudah mencapai 51%

DARING. Telepon genggam menjadi jendela menuju dunia digital. Foto oleh Andrew Gombert/EPA

WHO: Addictive gaming to be recognized as a disease

Jan 05, 2018 - 11:12 PM

Anecdotal evidence suggests that the condition disproportionately affects younger people more connected to the ever-expanding online gaming world

Google VP vows 'vigilance' after US net neutrality rollback

Dec 22, 2017 - 12:35 PM

Vint Cerf warns that with net neutrality, the internet may start to resemble 'cable television' where 'services vary depending upon ability to pay'

PIONEER. Vinton Cerf, pictured here at a 2014 US Senate hearing, has warned of possible negative effects of rolling back net neutrality. Photo by Alex Wong/AFP


Jokowi dijadwalkan hadir di Entrepreneurs Wanted! yang dikemas Hi-tech

Dec 17, 2017 - 10:15 PM

Presiden Jokowi ingin menjadikan Indonesia sebagai The Digital Energy of Asia dengan valuasi industri $130 miliar pada tahun 2020.

PESTA WIRAUSAHA. Pameran UMKM dan pesta kuliner 1.000 masakan nusantara pada 9-11 Mei. Foto oleh Uni Lubis/Rappler

UnionBank sets out to hack PH banking with digital transformation

Dec 14, 2017 - 4:59 PM

UnionBank’s ongoing digital transformation involves a complete overhaul of its technology processes and work culture