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[OPINION] In defense of Jim Paredes

Apr 05, 2019 - 11:43 AM

Why should Jim Paredes need to apologize for masturbating and for making a video of it? These were private acts, not meant for public dissemination.

Jim Paredes admits viral video is real: 'It was private, not meant for public consumption'

Apr 01, 2019 - 9:26 PM

'I have chosen to be truthful because I know that painful as the truth can be, it will eventually set me free'

'FAKE.' The singer denies as supposed sex video being linked to him. Photo from Jim Paredes' Facebook

VIRAL: Heartwarming video of Cebu inmates singing 'Pagsubok' at grad rites

Aug 25, 2018 - 1:43 PM

'It's never too late. As long as you have the grit, then everything will be possible,' says Consolacion Councilor Johannes Alegado, who posted the viral video on Facebook

Inmates from the Municipality of Consolacion in Cebu graduates from Alternative Learning System on August 20, 2018. Photo from Councilor Joannes Alegado

HOAX: Fiscal in viral road altercation video 'shot dead'

Aug 18, 2018 - 8:30 AM

The embedded video is a May 2017 news report about a different fiscal who was shot dead outside her house in Caloocan City

MMDA to file complaint vs DOJ prosecutor in viral video

Aug 16, 2018 - 1:36 PM

The MMDA legal team is drafting an administrative complaint against prosecutor Christine Villamora Estepa

ROW. MMDA supervising operations officer Bong Nebrija apprehends a motorist in a viral video. Screengrab from Gadget Addict's Facebook video

VIRAL: Woman refuses to surrender license to MMDA, gets cyberbullied

Aug 15, 2018 - 5:52 PM

Should altercations between private citizens and government officials be posted publicly on Facebook?

Paris prosecutors hunting man in viral video who assaulted woman

Aug 04, 2018 - 2:30 PM

Marie Laguerre posts a video on Facebook of man punching her in broad daylight outside a cafe after she angrily responded to his sexual harassment

French woman Marie Laguerre who posted online a video in which she is seen being hit by a man in the street, poses for pictures on August 1, 2018, in Paris. Paris prosecutors have opened an inquiry after a young woman posted a shocking video of a man punching her in broad daylight outside a cafe after she angrily responded to his sexual harassment, legal sources said on July 30, 2018. Marie Laguerre, a 22-year-old student, wrote on Facebook last week that she was returning home when the man started making lewd comments -- "not the first time it had happened to me that day".  / AFP PHOTO / ALAIN JOCARD

After backlash over viral video, Gretchen Barretto and friends apologize

Jun 10, 2018 - 10:15 PM

Gretchen, along with friends Mimi Que and Patty Pineda, say sorry via Instagram live over a June 6 video that went viral

MMDA suspends enforcers who assaulted coconut vendor

Mar 05, 2018 - 3:00 PM

'We condemn and we don't tolerate this kind of action from our employees, whatever the reason,' says MMDA OIC General Manager Jojo Garcia

SUSPENDED. MMDA OIC General Manager Jojo Garcia says enforcers who assaulted the coconut vendor is suspended started Monday, March 5, 2018. Photo by Aika Rey/Rappler

U.S. celebrities rally for boy in viral video talking of being bullied in school

Dec 11, 2017 - 7:13 PM

(UPDATED) Keaton Jones tearfully talks about being bullied at school in a video that has gone viral, prompting an outpouring of support from Hollywood celebrities, music stars and athletes

BULLIED. Keaton Jones' mother posted his video on Facebook. Screengrab on Keaton Jones video.

VIRAL: Bus crosses swollen river in Zamboanga del Norte

Oct 24, 2017 - 2:50 PM

A video of a bus passing through a river in Zamboanga del Norte goes viral on social media

NO BRIDGE. Without a proper bridge, vehicles passing by the area of Sergio Osmena in Zamboanga del Norte are forced to cross the river. Screenshot from Lang Jauculan Facebook Page

John Lloyd Cruz and Ellen Adarna: Are they or aren't they?

Sep 12, 2017 - 9:02 PM

(3rd UPDATE) 'Sobrang baduy neto pero this girl really did something good to my soul. I'll always be grateful,' says John Lloyd of Ellen

VIRAL: Motorist helps elderly woman cross Quezon Avenue

Sep 08, 2017 - 1:54 PM

Netizens praise the unidentified motorist in the viral video who helped an elderly woman cross a busy road in Quezon City

WATCH: How sharks are killed at Pasay market

Aug 13, 2017 - 9:45 PM

Of the country s approximately 200 shark and ray species only two are protected by Philippine laws

CRUEL KILLING. Video shows the cruel killing of a grey carpetshark at a live market in Pasay, Manila

PNP disarms, relieves Mandaluyong cops in viral video

Jun 29, 2017 - 3:05 PM

The PNP is also reportedly considering sending the two errant cops to Marawi where government troops are battling terrorists

'NAKAKAHIYA.' Two Mandaluyong policeman are caught on camera hitting two men who had apparently violated a local barangay curfew. Screenshot from the video

VIRAL: Obama vs Trump ala NBA 2K17

Jun 28, 2017 - 7:26 PM

Video yang dibuat seorang YouTuber ini seperti menunjukkan perbedaan popularitas dan image antara Obama dan Trump

Screenshot dari akun Youtube Shady00018

Jollibee sorry for viral 'Versace on the Floor' dancing video

May 22, 2017 - 8:35 PM

Jollibee Foods Corporation says the naughty performance was a deviation from the standard mascot and party guidelines

Swimming with whale sharks? Don't copy these snorkelers!

Apr 19, 2017 - 11:05 AM

A viral video reminds us why it s wrong to touch whale sharks and how we can be better stewards of these gentle giants

CROWDED. A screengrab of a viral video showing snorkelers in Malaysia crowding around a whale shark.

VIRAL: Apa yang bisa menyatukan warga Jakarta?

Apr 12, 2017 - 11:14 AM

Apakah memang lebih banyak yang menyatukan warga Jakarta daripada membedakannya?

SAKSIKAN: Jokowi tak bisa menjawab pertanyaan dari anak umur 14 tahun ini

Apr 09, 2017 - 10:41 AM

Dalam episode ke 2 JokowiMenjawab ada satu pertanyaan yang membuat Presiden Jokowi menyerah

VIRAL: Perempuan Suriah-Amerika membuat lagu rap tentang hijab

Apr 04, 2017 - 8:23 PM

Dalam lagu yang berjudul Hijabi itu Haydar nge rap tentang pertanyaan pertanyaan yang sering dihadapi oleh perempuan berhijab serta diskriminasi yang masih sering mereka alami

VIRAL: Ketika Menteri Susi Pudjiastuti mencubit Menkeu Sri Mulyani

Apr 03, 2017 - 10:26 PM

Netizen pun terhibur dengan pertemanan antara Susi dan Sri Mulyani yang terlihat natural dan santai

Screenshot dari akun Youtube KKP News

VIRAL: Balita kembar ini meniru adegan 'Frozen' favorit mereka

Apr 01, 2017 - 5:38 PM

Apakah akting mereka sesuai dengan adegan di film asilnya?

Screenshot dari akun Facebook Colleen Jordan

VIRAL: Parodi-parodi wawancara BBC yang 'terganggu' oleh anak-anak

Mar 20, 2017 - 8:23 PM

Dari Darth Vader sampai Donald Trump wawancara BBC yang viral itu menginspirasi banyak versi lain

VIRAL: America First, Indonesia Second

Feb 19, 2017 - 12:04 PM

Dari Belanda Jerman Singapore dan akhirnya Indonesia negara mana yang layak menjadi prioritas kedua setelah Amerika Serikat?

VIRAL: Ketika tweet SBY dan Donald Trump dijadikan lagu emo

Feb 17, 2017 - 7:22 PM

Tweet SBY dan Trump sama sama berisi curahan perasaan dipojokkan dan diperlakukan dengan tidak adil

VIRAL: Satirical video welcomes Trump to the Netherlands

Jan 25, 2017 - 2:20 PM

The Netherlands has a special welcome message for new US President Donald Trump

VIRAL: Jollibee helps elderly lady cross the street

Dec 20, 2016 - 2:58 PM

Many netizens find the act adorable posting their praises and admiration for the unknown hero for his selfless deed

A screen grab of the viral video of Jollibee helping an old lady cross the street.

The 20 YouTube videos Filipinos watched the most in 2016

Dec 09, 2016 - 3:47 PM

The Chainsmokers Pikotaro and cover songs dominate YouTube s list of most watched videos in the Philippines for 2016

WATCH: YouTube's mega-compilation of top videos for 2016

Dec 08, 2016 - 2:30 PM

How many can you identify in this year s YouTube Rewind video?

CAST OF CHARACTERS. YouTube Rewind 2016 spans a wide spectrum of colorful personalities. Screengrab from YouTube Spotlight/YouTube

The story behind the viral video of kid crying for OFW father

Nov 14, 2016 - 10:00 PM

Ayn s cries show the widely documented emotional toll of the OFW life – the struggle of the children left behind

WATCH: Man smashes phones, laptop at Apple store in France

Oct 01, 2016 - 4:56 PM

A video showing a man destroying a number of Apple devices with a heavy metal ball goes viral

ANGRY BRO. Total cost of damage dealt by the unsatisfied customer is said to be at around $56,000. Screengrab from YouTube/kekess

Baron Geisler on upcoming MMA match with Kiko Matos, new viral video

Jun 14, 2016 - 1:00 PM

Everything I do is for a cause It s not all about me It s not about you It s about Him God and these other people na naagrabyado Baron says on agreeing to the match against Kiko

Miss PH Earth candidate Bellatrix Tan speaks up on #ElNiñoLaNiña answer

Jun 13, 2016 - 5:08 PM

Bellatrix defends herself from criticism and clarifies that she knows what La Niña means

LA NINA ANSWER. Bellatrix Tan's answer on the El Niño-La Niña issue at the recent Miss Philippines Earth became topic on social media. Rappler screengrab

WATCH: 'Cot Dammit Elizabeth!' Meet the couple behind those viral videos

Jun 08, 2016 - 9:40 PM

UPDATED We talk to the embattled boyfriend in those viral Cot Dammit Elizabeth videos and he answers all our burning questions about the mysterious Elizabeth and imparts some relationship advice too

Screengrabs from YouTube/Cot Dammit Elizabeth, courtesy of Ekow Fynn

Baron Geisler on being part of 'Ma' Rosa,' viral video incident

May 26, 2016 - 4:47 PM

I am very honored and pleased to have worked with these amazing and brilliant minds Baron says of his participation in the film Ma Rosa

'Chewbacca mom' conquers cyberspace with laughing jag

May 24, 2016 - 12:28 AM

Candace Payne s video reaches 135 million views in 4 days

Baron Geisler, student make amends over viral video

May 19, 2016 - 5:18 PM

Khalil Verzosa says that he and Baron have resolved their issue over the phone He also says I think Baron Geisler deserves enough Out of respect to him I took down the video

Baron Geisler: Viral video with student 'taken out of context'

May 16, 2016 - 7:50 PM

Baron says he will consult his lawyers after a video of him allegedly hurting a student went viral

VIRAL: 'Crazy' LRT ride

Mar 11, 2016 - 10:00 AM

UPDATED Viral videos show the ordeal of passengers as a doorless LRT1 train car moves from station to station LRT management apologizes to the passengers

Nancy Binay saddened by father’s viral video

Feb 24, 2016 - 4:39 PM

The Vice President s eldest daughter says the video was taken during the Binay family s traditional Christmas gift giving outside their home a few years ago

NOT SURPRISING. Senator Nancy Binay responds to questions about a viral video featuring her father, Vice President Jejomar Binay, in a media interview in Batangas on February 24, 2016. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

Negros capitol guard manhandles mentally-ill woman, sacked

Feb 08, 2016 - 3:15 PM

Vinchito Magalona chief security of the provincial capitol says the mentally ill woman was littering in front of the building and hit the guard s head with a stick

MANHANDLING. A security guard at the Negros Occidental capitol is caught on video manhandling a mentally-ill woman. Screengrab from Gugma Pa More's Facebook video

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Oct 02, 2015 - 7:36 PM

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Bouncers speak up about viral Baron Geisler bar video

Jul 10, 2015 - 4:05 PM

Baron s talent managers also issue a statement

Animal cruelty video angers netizens

Jul 06, 2015 - 2:23 PM

A disturbing video showing cruelty to an animal enrages netizens But no one knows who the maker of the video is

VIDEO: This young girl scavenges junk to help father

Jul 03, 2015 - 12:25 PM

This is the story of 9 year old Junnellyn Adoptante who took upon herself to collect recyclable material to help out her father

HELPFUL. Nine-year old Junnellyn Adoptante scavenges for recyclable material before going home from school. Photo by Rappler

WATCH: 6-year-old Pinoy Balang dances on ‘Ellen'

May 17, 2015 - 3:01 PM

Ellen DeGeneres gives him a very sweet gift

Filipina maid rescued after Facebook plea goes viral

Apr 10, 2015 - 7:01 PM

In the three minute long video which appears to have been made on a webcam a sobbing Luna accuses her employer s drug addict son of raping her

Open letter to Krisel: Accept your 'failure'

Mar 25, 2015 - 7:54 PM

You will realize later on that achievements medals and trophies are just accessories Awards do not define who you really are

#PugadBaboy: The U.S. connection

Feb 20, 2015 - 5:00 AM