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(UPDATED) Facebook takes down pages linked to the disinformation network
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'
Online spaces have made the locker rooms bigger – and more sinister
When disinformation is weaponized against women, misogyny rears its ugly head
Many of the pages in these networks have shared false or misleading articles
Iloilo City has the highest number of Facebook users with 223.22%-334.83% of the population actively using the social media platform monthly, followed by Cebu City
(UPDATED) As the President enters his second year, we look back at the attacks that journalists have had to endure
From Cambodia and Myanmar to the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Indonesia, countries are facing challenges that are a mix of the usual ones such as hostile action from governments and the use of laws and the courts to limit space for media
Facebook says data of over 1.1 million Filipinos was improperly shared with Cambridge Analytica
Digital influencers as endorsers of brands are nothing new. But what happens when a politician is the product?
The struggle against disinformation and fake news in Southeast Asia goes hand-in-hand with the fight to keep democratic spaces online open
These are the types of news that PCOO Assistant Secretary Mocha Uson likes to share
Suspicious and fake Facebook accounts share common practices, forming a nest that spreads and repeats lies and propaganda
Its algorithms decide what you see. And they don't distinguish fact from fiction.
In the Philippines, paid trolls, fallacious reasoning, leaps in logic, poisoning the well – these are only some of the propaganda techniques that have helped shift public opinion on key issues
Hashtags have become the extremists’ choice for propaganda, says a study by the world's first counter-extremism think tank