social media in the Philippines - updates

Rappler's latest stories on social media in the Philippines


Facebook now investigating dummy Filipino accounts

Jun 07, 2020 - 9:20 PM

Facebook urges users to 'continue reporting any accounts they believe may be inauthentic,' as alarm grows in the Philippines

[ANALYSIS] YouTube: The new battleground against disinformation

Aug 16, 2019 - 12:07 PM

YouTube is the new battleground in the fight against disinformation

[OPINYON] Kung saan na naghahalo ang balat sa tinalupan

Dec 28, 2018 - 1:30 PM

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

Why Winnie the Pooh is popping up on your social media feeds

Nov 19, 2018 - 8:24 PM

Users change their profile pictures on social media to the adorable yellow bear ahead of Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to the Philippines

NOT IN CHINA. The beloved Hundred Acre Wood character isn't so welcome in China. Screengrab from Facebook/WinniethePooh

[OPINYON] Malayo sa bituka

Sep 09, 2018 - 3:00 PM

May parang kung anong manipulasyon para makalimutan natin ang napipinto nating pagkagutom

Netizens ask LTFRB: How can we beat traffic without Angkas?

Nov 09, 2017 - 10:01 PM

Angkas has been widely used by its passengers as an alternative to the inefficient public transport in Metro Manila and to slip through the city's horrible traffic

Watch, comment, vote, share: Weigh in on the Cebu debate

Mar 19, 2016 - 10:59 PM

Here s how you can join the online conversation and make your voice heard during the second presidential debate in Cebu on Sunday March 20

WEIGHING IN. Participate in Rappler's comprehensive coverage of the second presidential debate on March 20, 2016 by joining our online poll and sharing your thoughts on social media. File photo courtesy of Comelec EID

Drug syndicates use social media for recruitment

May 01, 2015 - 10:41 AM

Members of these syndicates befriend vulnerable victims they meet via the Internet and even offer marriage proposals to seal the relationship

Use Facebook to correct China's 'fairy tale,' Filipinos urged

Jul 11, 2014 - 5:57 PM

Facebook is a very effective tool for mobilizing and exchanging information says Rafael Alunan of the West Philippines Sea Coalition

ONLINE BATTLE: Former Secretary Rafael Alunan mobilizes Filipinos online. Rappler photo

PH Navy's newest ship blogs, tweets journey

Jul 09, 2013 - 4:17 PM

The BRP Alcaraz is journeying from San Diego California to the Philippines and is turning to a live blog Twitter and Facebook to share details about its trip

SOCIAL SHIP. The BRP Alcaraz has its own Twitter and Facebook account to allow netizens to follow its journey from San Diego to the Philippines. Photo from BRP Alcaraz's Facebook page

4 columnists exposed for similar sin tax articles

Nov 15, 2012 - 6:36 AM

An online poster showing 4 newspaper columns bearing similar content on the sin tax bill has been circulating on social media prompting criticism from netizens

PR MACHINERY? This image has been circulating in social media sites. (Click on the image to view larger version.)

Google doodle marks Philippine independence day

Jun 12, 2012 - 8:54 AM

Google s logo is changed to commemorate the Philippines 114th independence day

The Google Doodle commemorating the Philippines' Independence Day on the homepage of