Vote-buying incident reported in Cordova 5 days before polls

Futch Anthony Inso 05/04/2022

  LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Cordova Police Station is now investigating an alleged vote-buying incident that was reported to them. Police Major Ramil Dugan, chief of police of Cordova Police Station, said that they are now…

Cybercrimes still a big problem in Region 7 — authorities

Vhenna Maria Mantilla 03/29/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines –- Cybercrimes remain to be a major concern for the Central Visayas Anti-Cybercrime Unit, authorities say. The internet is today’s most democratic place, which allows the formation of a new field in gaining both…

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…

End of a legacy

Clark Edward Runes Uytico - @inquirerdotnet 07/28/2020

We recently commemorated 30 days since my maternal grandmother, a public school teacher for more than half a century, former member of the Sangguniang Bayan, former vice mayor, and former mayor of Caba, La Union, passed away.…

Facebook rolls out Messenger Kids to 70 new countries

04/23/2020

Facebook on Wednesday rolled out its Messenger Kids application to 70 new countries, saying it can help children deal with the challenges of distance learning and isolation during the virus lockdowns. The app, which is aimed at…

Capitol to sue those who agree, share fake news

Rosalie O. Abatayo 03/18/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Capitol is considering filing charges against the alleged source of fake news about seven coronavirus disease (COVID-19) deaths here. Governor Gwendolyn Garcia, in a press conference at the Capitol today, March 18,…

New Messenger app feature allows one to delete messages

Immae Lachica 02/07/2019

Cebu City, Philippines – A new feature on the famous Messenger app has everybody buzzing. No more ”wrong send” messages to your contacts on your messenger account, because this new feature launched on February 5 now allows…

Messenger shot down by security guard

Benjie B. Talisic, Winston Ensomo 08/04/2017

A MESSENGER was shot down by a security guard along Osmeña Boulevard corner MP Yap Street, Barangay Capitol Site in Cebu City Friday afternoon. Police identified the 48-year-old victim as Norberto Relacion, a resident of Upper Tore…

Ads heading for Messenger home screens globally

Inquirer.net 07/12/2017

SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook on Tuesday said that advertisements will begin popping up on Messenger home screens globally after promising tests with users in Australia and Thailand. “Messenger ads are going global,” the Facebook-owned mobile messaging service…

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