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Ang mas malaking usapin ay hindi ang pamemeke.... Ang mas malaking usapin ay dahil maraming naniniwala sa pineke o retokadong impormasyon
The features include online status indicators and 'ice breaker' tweets
Mocha Uson, Imelda Marcos, and the revocation of Rappler's license to operate are among the most talked about issues on social media in the Philippines in 2018
Sa taong ito, 2018, higit kailanman, naging lubhang kritikal ang ginampanan ng social media para sa daily dose ng impormasyon (at disimpormasyon) ng marami sa atin
From the shocking 'basketbrawl' to the inclusion of esports as a medal event in the 2019 Southeast Asian Games, here's a roundup of the most interacted sports events on Rappler's social media accounts this year
We take a look back on the most interesting changes introduced in some of our frequently used platforms
Social media companies could stop allowing their ad services to be used as freewheeling experimental laboratories for examining their users’ psyches, US communication and journalism professors suggest
What’s the point, after all, of bullying the bully?
After social media platforms were used to manipulate elections around the world, Twitter spends 2018 cleaning up spammy accounts and talking to US legislators and users about how to move forward
Twitter says in a statement it has been working to weed out accounts that hide a user's true identity or seek to manipulate the platform
When disinformation is weaponized against women, misogyny rears its ugly head
Recruitment efforts and violent extremist messaging are organic and localized, and exploit 'hot button' issues like the Mindanao peace process and alleged military abuses, according to a study
Social media has its pros and cons – providing a platform for the marginalized, yet paving the way for others to abuse its vast space and wide reach
Tumblr CEO Jeff D'Onofrio explains the move to ban adult content was weighed in relation to Tumblr's potential impact 'across different age groups, cultures and mindsets'
Weibo, the Twitter-style platform, has long been prominent in China. It now wants to reach Chinese audiences overseas.
(UPDATED) The National Intelligence Coordinating Agency, under the Office of the President, wants the DICT to be authorized to shut down social media accounts that are deemed 'inimical to national interest'
Wala na yatang nakaaalala na ang buwan ng Nobyembre ay Reading Month – kung paanong wala na ring nakakaalala kung paano magbasa nang marubdob, lalo na sa kagubatan ng social media
Like Twitter, the image-sharing platform may be pushing for people to not boost their follower counts
Researchers from Indiana University in the US and the National University of Defense Technology in China analyze 14 million messages spreading 400 thousand articles on Twitter during 10 months in 2016 and 2017
(UPDATED) Facebook's political ad transparency reports are currently only active in the US, the United Kingdom, and Brazil
'That's not the plan,' Zuckerberg tells CNN Business when asked if he would consider stepping down as chairman
Here’s how you can access the new feature that lets you track the time you spend on the social network
It is the second instance in the past two weeks in which technical issues appeared to affect access to Facebook
The crackdown comes as Instagram parent Facebook strives to assure people that the leading social network and its services can be trusted
Users change their profile pictures on social media to the adorable yellow bear ahead of Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to the Philippines
The 1987 Constitution says ‘all educational institutions shall include the study of the Constitution as part of the curricula’
Here's a quick roundup of tips for getting off the ground when starting your own YouTube channel
Panelists Noemi Lardizabal Dado, Kenneth Surat, and Mark Macanas discuss the history of blogging and the rise of social media, the advent of monetization, and some tips for aspiring content makers
Jiezhen Wu believes social media can help shine a light on the hidden good in the world
The social media company has since patched the bug
Facebook has since patched the bug. The bug itself is not unique to Facebook, but the social network remains a target due to its standing and the data it has available.
The office of Senator Grace Poe denies that she enlisted the services of self-proclaimed social media strategist Franco Mabanta
Scientists have been sniffing the trail of the science behind the smell of human emotions
Trump, who has some 55 million Twitter followers, revived his argument about 'bias' by internet firms in a morning tweet that suggested growth in his network was slowing
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Facebook and its WhatsApp messenger service are in the spotlight for being used in disinformation trafficking
In the US, the report shows that just shy of $256.4 million was spent on nearly 1.7 million politically-oriented ads archived since May of this year
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Around 320 million people signed up for social media since September last year which accounted for a 10% growth in users
How Facebook video's shifting algorithms and undisclosed discrepancies hurt advertisers and publishers alike
Mabubusog na naman tayo sa pangako habang paparami nang paparami ang nahihirapang tugunan ang totoong pagkagutom
Facebook says the hackers accessed the names, phone numbers, and email addresses of 15 million users. For another 14 million people, the attack was potentially more damaging.
The company did not immediately disclose the bug in fear of regulation from lawmakers, reports say
Evan Spiegel, Snapchat's CEO, says they 'rushed' the controversial redesign and must now shift focus back to the speed of the platform
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(UPDATED) Those who attempted to use the app were not able to see their profiles properly, and a 'Cannot refresh feed' error showed. On the web version, the site showed a '5XX Server Error' message.
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