Rappler's latest stories on social media
Sino nagsabing mahina ang sektor ng agrikultura sa bansa? Heto’t buhay na buhay, masaganang-masagana ang mga farm, ang mga troll farm.
The social media giant continues to show revenue and user growth amid ongoing criticism
On Twitter, those bringing up the rape allegations against the former NBA great are swiftly lambasted
Italy's AGCM consumer and market watchdog says users 'continue not to be informed by the company, clearly and immediately, as to the collection and use of their data for remunerative purposes'
The US State Department observes suspicious activity on Twitter during the period of the protests
From learning Mandarin and hunting down his own food, Zuckerberg discusses more intimate communities and the next big consumer device after phones in his annual goals post
Papanig ako sa katotohanan. Uungkatin ko ang katotohanan. Ito ang batayan ng aking pagpapahayag.
Facebook faces a number of incidents that compromised users' privacy. Here's how they dealt with the controversies in the last 10 years.
Remember when reactions were limited to likes, the Timeline was the Wall, notifications were filled with Farmville requests, and getting 5 likes for your status update was already a huge feat?
'When we Filipinos mask our skin with filters, it is our national identity that we abandon'
At a time when polarizing issues and disinformation muddle conversations on digital platforms, people have shown that social media remains to be a means to engage communities for social good
The platform says some 88,000 accounts being blocked were linked to Saudi state-backed 'information operations'
WASHINGTON, USA – Twitter said Friday, December 21, it had suspended thousands of accounts linked to a
The social media network is piloting the service in the US and says community reviewers are meant to give 'directional signal' to professional fact-checkers
A website called Comparitech reports that the database was made available for download last week on an online hacker forum that apparently belonged to a crime group
Facebook says that clues for figuring out a user's location include being tagged in a photo at a specific place or a check-in at a location such as at a restaurant during a dinner with friends
(UPDATED) Instagram posts deemed to be false will be ignored by the platform's search or recommendation tools and are shown with a warning label if users come across it
Anti-vaccination users are hijacking sexual assault and abortion rights hashtags to spread their message
The FTC is considering seeking an injunction regarding how Facebook apps work with one another or with software of other companies, according to a 'Wall Street Journal' report
CEO Jack Dorsey announces he would fund an independent team of five architects, engineers, and designers – dubbed Bluesky – to develop an 'open and decentralized standard for social media'
The embattled senator’s image turned from dignified to dishonorable in just 3 years. Here’s how social media had a hand in all of it.
Kailangan lang mai-channel ang ating pagkahumaling sa social media for the greater good, lalo na para sa mga nasalanta at naapektuhan ng bagyo. Puwedeng mag-fundraising, puwedeng makibalita sa relief operations.
You're not alone. But these alerts are helpful!
(UPDATED) After more than 24 hours, Facebook reactivates the 'Narinig ko sa UP' group on Monday, December 2
We set the record straight on posts saying the press is intentionally misleading the public on SEA Games issues
If you want to keep your Twitter account that you haven't logged in to for the past 6 months, you'll need to sign back in before December 11, 2019
Tech giants including Google and Twitter have criticized the law, as have activists who fear it could stifle online dissent
The call comes after the Iranian government imposed a near-total Internet blackout amid violent protests
During #MoveBacolod: Social Good in the Digital Age forum, local journalists and student leaders stress how everyone plays a role in countering disinformation and keeping digital spaces safe
'I just don’t understand why people think it's okay to ask me for pictures when my eyes are literally swollen from crying. How you gonna say, "Condolences, can we take a picture?"' Bretman shares
Social media goes full-on celebration mode after the Ateneo Blue Eagles' perfect run in UAAP Season 82 men's basketball
After ruling a title series to remember, the Letran Knights go all out to party in Intramuros tonight
The growth and prevalence of fake Facebook accounts points to 'a lack of transparency around the metrics' used to determine the value or success of Facebook, the Financial Times says
Snapchat's strategy seems to be a middle ground between Facebook's controversial tolerance of proven lies in political ads and Twitter's decision to ban them all together
Tapaojo. Ang inilalagay na takip sa mata ng kabayo para maging limitado ang makikita. Ganito ang karamihan sa atin. Bakit nga naman magpapa-stress sa kasalungat ng katuwiran, puwede namang i-customize ang mababasa?
What makes a story powerful enough to make a difference? For starters, it all begins with one thing: mission.
How do you engage with people who may have fallen victim to disinformation? Here are 3 tips.
False information on the platform will now be partially covered so users can 'better decide for themselves what to read, trust, and share'
'We can estimate that every day, we prevent millions of attempts to create fake accounts using these detection systems,' says Facebook in its latest transparency report
Transactions such as payments or donations at Messenger, Instagram, WhatsApp or the main social network will eventually be handled by a unified Facebook Pay system, Facebook says
The real-time bidding industry for advertisements is seen as funding the algorithmic amplification of disinformation and hate speech
PRESS RELEASE: Social Media Week Manila 2019 seeks to rekindle the Filipinos' innate passion for storytelling and to encourage them to use social media's influence as a storytelling platform for the better.
The new 'Topics' option is expected to be available to Twitter users on mobile devices powered by Android or Apple software or through web browsers by November 13
For ordinary Chinese, the rise of social credit can be social and even fun
The new branding, basically the company name in crisp lettering, will be stamped on its 'family' of offerings such as WhatsApp, Messenger, and Instagram to name some
Some misleading headlines can be funny and harmless, but they can also affect matters of public interest. Here's what you can do to keep them from spreading.
Profits top $6 billion on revenue that climbed 28% to $17.4 billion in the quarter that ended on September 30
Facebook's policy which lets politicians lie in ads is 'a threat to what FB stands for,' says an employee letter signed by hundreds of Facebook workers
The tab, being tested with some US users, will be separate from a user's normal feed and include articles from partner news organizations
Rappler, along with South Africa’s Daily Maverick and India’s The Quint, is featured in a new report by the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism