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Find yourself saying “so many fish in the sea, but none for me”?
'Despite the risks, Facebook, Twitter, and other social media applications made diplomacy more inclusive. No longer is diplomacy shrouded in mystery'
News, analysis, and investigations to understand the role of media and information technologies in democracies
The Aquinos, the Catholic Church, and critics of Marcos and Martial Law, are the top targets of disinformation in the 133 claims that Rappler fact-checked in 2018
Under the poll body's campaign rules, paid influencers will be required to report to Comelec the payments for their online posts whether for or against a candidate
Facebook takes down 207 Facebook Pages, 800 Facebook accounts, 546 Facebook Groups, and 208 Instagram accounts linked to the Saracen Group
The pages are part of a campaign to promote Iranian interests in various countries by creating fake Facebook or Instagram identities as residents of those nations, according to Nathaniel Gleicher, head of cybersecurity policy at Facebook
'Friendly fraud' is when Facebook lets children spend real money on in-game purchases without parental permission
You can now buy vegetables from this online grocery store to help farmers affected by low prices and oversupply
Jobs focused on the creation of websites and content rose in 2018, according to the latest report of Freelancer.com
The bill would impose hefty fines and jail time for those caught sexually harassing others in public or online
Having SNES games on the Switch adds nostalgic appeal to an already popular console
STL operators are complaining that the unauthorized Peryahan ng Bayan operation is affecting their revenue
Finance Undersecretary Gil Beltran says this setup will make courses of the Philippine Tax Academy available to all personnel of revenue agencies
Rappler reviews the 2018 headlines of The Daily Sentry, a website known for publishing false or misleading claims, to see how disinformation can spread through the abuse of the label 'expert'
Disinformation is one of the key trends in media in 2018 – here's what could make a society more vulnerable to it than others
Online spaces have made the locker rooms bigger – and more sinister
When disinformation is weaponized against women, misogyny rears its ugly head
Doesn't food just taste better when it's shared? Make this year's Christmas all about sharing your blessings and join Safeguard's #GoKamayanTayo challenge!
Share the holiday goodwill by inviting your friends and family as well
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The top suspect, a certain Owen Lloyd Sterling, remains at large, according to the Philippine National Police
Senators Joel Villanueva and Grace Poe say government agencies are not doing enough to prevent foreigners from illegally working in the Philippines
The project aims to inform and educate the public on how children can be safe online
More than just speeding up the purchasing process, online aggregators have a role as a curator for the top choices in their specific vertical
The Bright Leaf Awards honors the most outstanding stories on agricultural issues and best farming practices
No word yet on whether the free movies will hit Philippine shores or other regions
During a surge, the chances of matching with someone may go up 2.5 times higher than usual
Although retail sales in China have been steady, the outlook is uncertain as the economy slows and concerns rise over the impact of the trade war with the United States
Google claims progress in the war on piracy, but notes a new battlefront in the form of installable add-ons on legitimate open-source media players such as the Kodi box to illicitly stream copyrighted content
As scholars who have studied traditional and blockchain-based voting, we believe that while blockchains may help with some specific issues, they can’t fix the basic problems with internet voting. In fact, they could make things worse.
President Rodrigo Duterte says gambling is a magnet for crimes like extortion and kidnapping
This tale of witchcraft and coming of age packs lots of thrills
A powerful villain returns, and a new one arrives to wreak havoc on Hell’s Kitchen
The new version, currently being rolled out, has 3 tabs instead of 9
Get in the mood for Halloween with a healthy dose of scary shows and films
The NPC notes that, 'had ABS-CBN insisted its third-party developer to use multi-factor authentication earlier, the site would not have been compromised'
Foreign online casino sites not regulated by Pagcor are easily accessible in the Philippines, leaving Filipinos at risk of gambling addiction
There's more dim sum in the metro, but the Chinese have driven up rent for locals and brought in a gambling contagion
In this Q&A, we discuss the learnings of RiskIQ, which has been tracking Magecart operations for the past few years
Mistakenly thinking each friend request has come from a real person may cause people to accept friend requests simply to be polite and not hurt someone else’s feelings
The social network asks for feedback from users around the world regarding wording to be used in the policy amendment
And yes, there’s an easier way to get products from Amazon shipped to the Philippines – up until September 30, that is
Be informed. Here’s how you can help your bank protect you from falling victim to fraud
'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
(UPDATED) 'Filipinos are recommended to carefully check their credit card statements for unauthorized payments,' says Dutch security researcher Willem De Groot who discovered the alleged breach
The Information and Democracy Commission is a global initiative launched by Reporters Without Borders to build a formal multi-sectoral approach to combating misinformation and disinformation in the digital age
Trolls take advantage of weaknesses in society, and the fix involves not just technological means but more so educating people
The last time the same survey was conducted in 2012, meeting face-to-face hit 49%, far ahead of texting's 33%
Those who make and distribute online satire which 'disrupts public order' will be liable for a cybercrime punishable by a maximum of 5 years in prison and a fine of $800,000