How to pass the Gen Z vibe check

Rhobie Alburo Ruaya 04/23/2021

Born in the age of modern technology, Gen Z-ers and the teenagers of 2021 have rightfully taken over the social media world — introducing new trends, a culture, and a dominance of new hip terms. Now that…

Facebook says services in coup-hit Myanmar being restricted 

02/04/2021

Yangon, Myanmar—Facebook on Thursday, February 4, 2021, said some of its services were being restricted in Myanmar, days after the military seized power in a coup. “We are aware that access to Facebook is currently disrupted for…

Facebook profit surges 53 percent as pandemic fuels use

01/28/2021

San Francisco, United States—Facebook profit surged in the final three months of last year as people enduring the holidays in a pandemic turned to the leading social network for work and pleasure, the company said Wednesday, January…

Why we should buy local

Hyacinth Tagupa - @inquirerdotnet 12/11/2020

One of the many lessons to pick up during this “new normal” is the value of buying from local sellers whenever feasible. A major reason, of course, is that this is a concrete way to put our…

Facebook moderators press for pandemic safety protections

11/19/2020

(Updated) San Francisco, United States—More than 200 Facebook content moderators demanded better health and safety protections Wednesday as the social media giant called the workers back to the office during the pandemic. A petition signed by the…

Twitter launches ‘Fleets’

Dianne Zarina G. Savillo 11/18/2020

Instagram has Stories, Facebook has My Day, and now Twitter launched a new feature where you can post ephemeral content that disappears in the course of the day. Called “Fleets,” Twitter’s new stories feature is indeed fleeting…

With AI, Facebook can now proactively detect, remove harmful content

Katrina Hallare 11/18/2020

MANILA, Philippines — With the help of artificial intelligence, Facebook said it can now detect and remove content that goes against its community standards faster. But first, what is artificial intelligence or AI? This was best explained…

SCAM ALERT: Someone’s using Archdiocese of Cebu official’s name to solicit money 

Futch Anthony Inso 10/23/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines–The spokesperson of the Archdiocese of Cebu, Monsignor Joseph Tan, is warning the public of a netizen who is using his name on Facebook to solicit money. Tan told CDN Digital that he discovered the fake…

Facebook, Twitter accused of censoring article critical of Biden

10/15/2020

Washington, USA—Facebook’s and Twitter’s decisions to limit links to a New York Post article critical of Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden Wednesday sparked outrage among conservatives and accusations of partisan censorship at the height of the presidential…

‘Coordinated inauthentic behavior’

Randy David - @inquirerdotnet 09/27/2020

Last Sept. 22, the head of Facebook’s Security Policy — Nathaniel Gleicher — announced that, following a thorough investigation, Facebook took down two separate networks for violating FB’s policy on “coordinated inauthentic behavior.” One of them is…

Ferro: No PRO-7-affiliated accounts removed by FB

Alven Marie A. Timtim 09/25/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The top honcho of the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas has assured that there are no accounts affiliated with PRO-7 that has been taken down by Facebook, which it considers as fake…

Facebook warns those making fake accounts: We’ll keep taking you down

Gabriel Pabico Lalu 09/23/2020

MANILA, Philippines — After taking down dozens of fake accounts showing “coordinated inauthentic behavior” (CIB), Facebook warned people who might change tactics and continue to mislead social media users: We’ll keep on taking down your accounts. Nathaniel…

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