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Twitter says it reserves the right to take 'enforcement action' on offending tweets, including those with threats of violence or the posting of private information
The ad states 'Breaking news: Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook just endorsed Donald Trump for re-election,' followed quickly by an admission that the statement is fake, devised only to aim at the platform's ad policies
Russian TV channel RT will impart a 'different way of reporting' news to journalists of Philippine government-run news outlets like PTV 4 and PNA, says a PCOO official
(UPDATED) The Pasig RTC Branch 159 says prosecutors violated Maria Ressa and the other board members' rights to due process
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The Titus Brandsma awards are given to journalists for their outstanding leadership in the field and embodiment of Brandsma’s principles
Rappler has 10 days to file its demurrer to evidence, after which William Keng's lawyers would have 10 days to reply. The case has progressed expediently so far.
Judge Henelinda Molina Diaz has ordered the arrest of Sotero Jacolbe Jr (alias Jun Jacolbe) and Junell Jane Andagkit Poten (alias Junell Gerozaga), according to the Presidential Task Force on Media Security
Manila Mayor Isko Moreno makes a case for stopping for hundreds of people a day who seek to take a selfie with him, even when it means delaying his schedule
A two-hour audio recording of the Facebook CEO at internal meetings comes out
The direct message filter is rolling out to everyone on iOS, Android, and the Web
‘This is an existential moment in time, where, if we don’t take the right steps forward, democracy as we know it is dead’
Malicious bots and trolls spread vaccine misinformation – now social media companies are fighting back
Platforms like Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest are developing strategies to address anti-vaccine bots and to try to reduce their reach in the United States
'We don't want Facebook to feel like a competition,' the company says in a statement
Rappler objects to the demand, saying that the charge sheet does not contain damages being sought
A report by the Oxford Internet Institute finds manipulation efforts have doubled over the past two years and are being used by both democratic and authoritarian governments
Before the official comment to the Supreme Court, Malacañang and President Duterte had provided varying reasons for banning Rappler from presidential events
Google says it will not pay European media outlets for displaying their articles, pictures and videos in search results in France, in defiance of a new EU copyright law
The summit will gather over 100 key government officials from provincial and national offices, private sector leaders, and members of the Palawan working press
With the expansion of the 73-year-old Sotto law, online and broadcast journalists can't be compelled to reveal their sources, unless necessary for national security
'She has been lauded throughout the world for her journalism and for her part in supporting press freedom and tackling disinformation campaigns,' says the Reuters Institute
The problem of disinformation requires solutions that look at the root of what makes people susceptible to them in the first place
23 fact-checking organizations from 17 countries work together to spot false and misleading claims during the international event
Tech entrepreneur Andrew Keen, Google's Irene Jay Liu, and Democracy & Disinformation consortium convenor John Nery discuss solutions to the 'crisis of democracy'
Was the Philippines under Martial Law as peaceful as Marcos apologists make it out to be?
The information release is part of the company's push to improve understanding of how its platform is used by state actors to manipulate public opinion
The news comes with federal and state anti-trust enforcers looking into potential anti-competitive actions by Facebook, and with US lawmakers debating national privacy legislation
The new tech aims to provide newspapers better monetization and ad targeting to free them from dependence on the large platforms
According to the researchers, the 4 techniques are a form of a broader online manipulation strategy called 'source hacking'
The data shows 42% of the claims checked during the 2019 midterm elections come from the candidates themselves
Google is updating its guidelines to gather feedback that would prioritize original reporting
The report by the Committee to Protect Journalists says the worst regimes have media serving 'as a mouthpiece of the state, and any independent journalism is conducted from exile'
(UPDATED) 'This attempt to intimidate and silence Abante...must be resisted by all freedom-loving Filipinos,' says the spokesperson of Vice President Leni Robredo
(UPDATED) Abante Tonite editor Fernando Jadulco says that his staff 'will not be cowed' by the first violent attack against their publication in 3 decades
The RAND report on hostile social manipulation says countries are using common disinformation practices to gain a competitive advantage
The university is set to hire a prominent law firm to conduct an 'immediate, thorough, and independent investigation' on the allegations against MIT Media Lab
New York state attorney general says the probe is to see 'whether Facebook has stifled competition and put users at risk'
The move marks the first official US antitrust action against one of the so-called Big Tech companies – although a landmark case had targeted Microsoft back in the 1990s
(3rd UPDATE) 'What can we do?' says Inquirer.net editor-in-chief Abel Ulanday. 'If that’s his decision then we will probably just have to wait for his next move and we’ll just refer it to our lawyers,' he adds.
New pop-ups will be shown to the user on both Facebook and Instagram when a user comes across vaccination content
Maraming malulungkot sa gagawin ng Facebook na tanggalin ang bilang ng reax sa mismong status. Pangunahin na ay iyong nagkakaroon ng patol dahil sa dami ng interaksiyon sa kanilang account, organic man o hindi.
The report presents a number of predictions related to social media-enhanced disinformation running up to the 2020 US elections
''Balat-sibuyas' is what we Filipinos call officials who are incapable of thinking beyond their imagined hurt and fail to see that the reports are not all about them'
Such a change may ease pressure to win approval with images, videos or comments and, instead, get people to simply focus on what is in posts
There is now a new, and unexpected, feather in Leonen's cap: viral Twitter sensation
(UPDATED) Rappler slams the presidential spokesman's threat as a 'pure diversionary tactic'
To younger audiences, reading or listening to the news feels more like a chore, according to a study on news consumers in the US and UK. The report makes some recommendations.
It now reads, 'It’s quick and easy'
Fact-checkers grapple with two separate issues causing unrest and disinformation in Indonesia right now: separatism protests and shifting of capital