Iranian officials confirm the app can now be used again after the lifting of restrictions imposed during recent protests
(UPDATED) Facebook shares fall 5.4% at the opening of trade on Friday, January 12, after the changes were announced on Thursday
On the brink of defeat in Iraq and Syria, the Islamic State (ISIS) group has been taking refuge in its 'virtual caliphate' – but even online, experts say it is in decline
Talking to reporters outside Government House on Monday, Prayut turned the media's attention to a life-size likeness of himself after an aide dutifully places the cut-out in front of a microphone
'Resibo' includes Pinoy Ako Blog's top 100 blogs in 2017. It's part of efforts to promote a habit of providing evidence to support claims.
MovePH, Rappler’s civic engagement arm, hopes that the social impact of these efforts it initiated or supported in 2017 will fuel sustained action that will transform courage into action in 2018
'My son is 9 years old. Hindi pa siya nakakapag-drive. Wala din kaming sports car. Kung may mahanap ka, iyo na,' says Bayan secretary general Renato Reyes Jr
Facebook’s virtual coercive is one of division, competing realities and a lack of mutual acceptance. In Facebook’s virtual coercive, fiction is reality and lies can validate.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg: 'The world feels anxious and divided, and Facebook has a lot of work to do'
Technology hits a tipping point and transforms global power structures. In 2017, social media splintered the public space essential for democracy.
Unverified videos on social media appeared to show thousands marching through the western cities of Khorramabad, Zanjan and Ahvaz, while reports spread rapidly that several people had been shot dead by police in the town of Dorud.
A top Vietnamese general this week reportedly said that the brigade dubbed 'Force 47' has been tasked with fighting 'wrongful views' spreading on the internet
Snap also reportedly hires Rahul Chopra, the former Global Head of Video at News Corp, to spearhead the initiative
Mocha Uson, fake news, and the killing of Kian delos Santos are among the most talked about issues on social media in the Philippines in 2017
Here are some of the best phones that provide amazing value at their price point, released this year
Julian Assange's account disappears before reappearing more than 12 hours later
Facebook continues to grow in 2017. But with the growth comes mounting pressure to stymie fake news and balance its unhealthy dominance on the digital ad industry
As we move into the new year, let's look at some of the major issues surrounding the world of cybersecurity as it relates to the world at large. It's very likely at least one of the following issues will be a part of your future.
Shortly after his resignation as Davao City vice mayor, the presidential son shuts down the Facebook account where he earlier posted a furious message addressed to his daughter
Social Media users are reacting to the sudden announcement of Vice Mayor Paolo Duterte's resignation
As lawyer Rufino Policarpio III profusely thanks the public for helping find his 17-year-old daughter, he asks everyone to give his daughter some privacy in the meantime
Here are some of the most talked about local athletes and sports teams on Rappler's social media accounts for this year
From being recognized as athletes to international victories, PH esport players has had a lot to celebrate in 2017
Facebook sets its sights on developing music features after signing its first deal with a major label
This year has been filled with cringe-worthy moments online for government agencies and officials
Never underestimate the werpa of online language, mga lodis
The West Australian newspaper says a minute of conversation about the case between federal police officers, including the timing of the arrest, was broadcast on Periscope and linked to on Twitter
Bookmark this page for a handy list of emergency hotlines you can call or text, plus Facebook and Twitter accounts to contact
From the return of a beloved brand to the rise of cryptocurrencies, here are some of the most important things that happened in the world of consumer tech in 2017
Facebook's machine learning model will lessen the visibility of engagement baiting posts on the platform, with repeat offenders set to receive demotions in the coming weeks
It’s time to stop wishing for a single, hardball opportunity to end this state of abuse. 2018 is yours – and ours – to fix.
Presidential granddaughter Isabelle Duterte gets called out online for her pre-debut photo shoot in Malacañang, prominently capturing the presidential seal
Buzzfeed says the new feature will let a Facebook user navigate between multiple accounts
'Facebook was a very different company back then and as we have grown we have realized how our responsibilities have grown too,' says the company
Karen Aizha Hamidon, the wife of slain Ansar Khalifa Philippines leader Mohammad Jaafar Maguid, has recruited fighters to join the siege in Marawi City
8 out of 10 Filipino children at risk of online sexual abuse or bullying
Former Facebook executive Chamath Palihapitiya feels 'tremendous guilt' for helping build Facebook into one tool he says is 'ripping apart the social fabric of how society works'
(UPDATED) 'Dapat din nating bigyang-diin ang diwa ng pagdiriwang na ito, dahil sa mga nakababahalang balita tungkol sa malawakang paglabag sa karapatang pantao, lalo na sa mga nasa laylayan ng lipunan,' says the Vice President
What is Trending News Portal (TNP) and what kind of content does it produce? Here's a closer look at the data.
Jover Laurio of Pinoy Ako Blog says she received attacks and messages in her Facebook account – similar to Mabanta's – disparaging her appearance
Some of the most tweeted 2017 moments in the Philippines include AlDub, MayWard, KathNiel, Nadine Lustre, BTS, Miss Universe, and more
Athletes from Ateneo and La Salle dominate the list for this year, while #NBAFinals is most tweeted sports-related hashtag in the Philippines
Hillary Andales, a student of Philippine Science High School-Eastern Visayas Campus, wins in this year's Breakthrough Junior Challenge for an explainer video on relativity
Prosecutors say Karen Hamidon, widow of the late founder of Ansarul Khilafa Philippines, used messaging apps Telegram and WhatsApp to promote IS activities
The wider release of Twitter Lite follows a test phase in the Philippines
(UPDATED) Trump retweets 3 anti-Muslim videos posted by the deputy head of a British far-right group who has been convicted of a hate crime
The test may pop up when Facebook detects suspicious activity, and is designed to verify that a user is not a bot
The public forum on 'Truth, Trust, and Democracy in the Age of Selfies, Trolls and Bots' aims to help promote a better understanding of how social media and other digital platforms work
The teacher began a relationship with his student by chatting on Instagram