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Senior lawmaker Rachel Reeves says that Facebook must 'take more responsibility for the lies and propaganda' on the social media platform
(UPDATED) The Social Weather Stations survey also says that majority of Filipinos also agree that denying ABS-CBN a franchise is a 'major blow to press freedom'
Facebook head of security policy Nathaniel Gleicher says the Stone network was uncovered with the help of information unearthed by the Robert Mueller investigation
A Twitter job posting says the company is looking for a senior software engineer to lead payment and subscription work as part of a new 'Gryphon' team
(UPDATED) 'This isn't over. We will continue to expand the boycott until Facebook takes our demands seriously,' says Jessica Gonzalez of the activist group Free Press, one of the Stop Hate for Profit coalition members
Only 1.3 million out of the targeted 13.5 million poor families have received the second tranche of the cash aid promised to them
Ang comments section ay tuntungan din ng mga tao upang magpahayag ng kanilang ideya na dati’y eksklusibo lang sa mga letter-to-the-editor section ng pahayagan
Filipinos are split on the pandemic outlook for the Philippines – half say the worst is over, the other half say it's yet to come
'What should the people do? Should they delete their old posts or make their accounts private?' That may not be enough.
Watch the hearing live on Monday, June 22, at 1 pm
'With the stakes so high, and the punishments so severe, it is great news to see big tech companies like WhatsApp pushing back in favor of democracy and freedom of expression,' says digital rights group ProPrivacy
Social Welfare Secretary Rolando Bautista guarantees that since the DSWD will no longer transfer funds to local government units, local officials can no longer meddle with the cash aid
One of the bill's most controversial articles will require social media platforms to make supposedly confidential messages available to the judiciary for 3 months, including the identity of senders
The ad boycott against Facebook may not be immediately effective, but it can be a stepping stone to a larger movement towards exacting accountability. Facebook's actions this July will show if they've gotten the point.
The DSWD partners with more financial service providers to conduct payouts for the emergency subsidy program, but beneficiaries may have to pay a withdrawal fee of up to P50 to receive them
This does not include the 5 million waitlisted families from across the country that were added to the program
Migrating from Silicon Valley to "social media capital of the world," Kumu CEO Roland Ros champions Philippine tech as the next big thing
Coca-Cola will use the pause to "reassess our advertising policies to determine whether revisions are needed," CEO James Quincey says
Unilever, whose brands also include Dove soap, Magnum ice cream, Lipton tea, and Knorr, is a major advertiser on social media in the United States
(UPDATED) CEO Mark Zuckerberg says Facebook will also add tags to posts which are 'newsworthy' but violate platform rules – following the lead of Twitter, which used such labels on tweets from President Donald Trump
Facebook will warn users when they share stories that are more than 90 days old
The emergency subsidy program was created in the Bayanihan to Heal as One Act, which Malacañang says expires on June 25
I’ve been debating the merits of leaving Facebook as a thought exercise, and I understand it’s so very hard to do
Kalaro wants to be an online hub for esports in the Philippines
'As of July 1st we will pause all paid advertising on Facebook and Instagram in the United States,' Ben & Jerry's says on June 23
The new, aggressive stand by Twitter on rule-breaking by the president stands in contrast with Facebook, which has maintained a largely hands-off policy
The #StopHateForProfit appeal is supported by the Anti-Defamation League, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, ColorOfChange, FreePress, and the activist group Sleeping Giants
Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano tells DSWD regional directors that not following the policies ordered by their superiors could be seen as 'insubordination'
Making cash aid beneficiaries line up at distribution points could have caused COVID-19 transmission, says Anakalusugan Representative Mike Defensor
In the 135 surveys the Social Weather Stations has run on the same issue over 37 years, the May 2020 probe has the highest percentage of respondents who believe their quality of life got worse
The House is set to begin investigating the delays in the government's cash aid program on Monday, June 22
'Come July 1, 2020, voter registration will finally resume. That opens up another avenue where we could put our privilege to good use.'
Facebook's move comes under growing pressure over its hands-off approach to misinformation and inflammatory posts and following criticism it turned a blind eye to foreign interference in the 2016 presidential poll
The ranking lawmakers hit the Department of Social Welfare and Development for its failure to streamline the distribution process, forcing beneficiaries to wait for weeks
'Governments should not impinge on the fundamental values of a free press,' says Twitter
The government's internship program, which allows the youth to experience working in public service, is postponed amid the coronavirus pandemic
Broadcasters, publishers, and journalists call on the European Commission to implement 'much stronger measures' to combat disinformation on internet platforms such as Google and Facebook
'If there were no news content available on Facebook in Australia, we are confident the impact on Facebook’s community metrics and revenues in Australia would not be significant,' the company says
Stress is high among those who lost their jobs and have jobs but stopped receiving salaries
'What was it like to wait 5 days for a bus? What happened in between? What was she thinking? How did she feel?'
Facebook’s new Manage Activity tool can help you easily filter, delete, or archive multiple posts at a time.
The family of the stranded worker, who died while waiting for a bus ride home to Bicol, receives P15,000 and educational and livelihood assistance
By far the biggest network uncovered was linked to China, Twitter says, comprised of a 'highly engaged core' of 23,750 accounts that was boosted by a further 150,000 'amplifier' accounts
The long-awaited cash aid for May begins on the second week of June
'At this time, we have not seen evidence of the reported accounts engaging in coordinated or malicious activity focused on creating fake accounts,' says Facebook
Twitter says it would be testing the feature on its Android application 'to help promote informed discussion'
The European Commission's top official on countering disinformation praises Twitter for tagging two claims made by Trump last month about postal ballots in US elections
Cash aid for every Facebook user? No such thing, says the Department of Social Welfare and Development.
Twitter confirms a screenshot showing the work on a revamped system, but does not give further details on a date for a public launch