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…

‘Gusto kong lumangoy’: Duterte says PSG preventing him from visiting typhoon-hit areas

Darryl John Esguerra - Reporter / @DJEsguerraINQ 11/12/2020

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday bared that he was being prevented by the Presidential Security Group (PSG) from going out and visiting areas affected by the onslaught of Typhoon Ulysses. Duterte issued the statement…

Twitter service restored following global platform outage

10/16/2020

San Francisco—Twitter service appeared to be restored Thursday, October 15, 2020, evening after a technical problem caused a global outage of nearly two hours on the social media platform used by hundreds of millions worldwide. The outage…

How to make your social media accounts toxic-free

Immae Lachica 09/01/2020

    CEBU CITY, Philippines—No matter how much we enjoy the pleasure of social media, there’s always a toxic side to it. There are times read about people getting mad at another person, netizens bragging about a…

Why do people bash?

Immae Lachica 08/25/2020

    CEBU CITY, Philippines— In this generation, social media has been an avenue for people to express how they feel. Netizens oftentimes share inspiring posts, words of encouragement, and even important information relevant to the current…

Perks of loving in private

Immae Lachica 08/15/2020

  CEBU CITY, Philippines— Have you ever wondered why relationships from the past last for years? Privacy. This is one of the key components of being in a happy relationship. Getting messy in private, and fixing and…

Twitter adds option to share spoken tweets

Agence France Presse 06/18/2020

SAN FRANCISCO–Twitter on Wednesday said it is adding an option to speak tweets of up to 140 seconds in length instead of just writing posts. Voice tweets will be rolled out for the Twitter application tailored for…

Lola Inda Pancit Palabok flourishing thru online presence

Marc Cosep 06/18/2020

Social media has been the game-changer in almost everything that surrounds us. With the birth of social platforms, custom targeting of prospective customers is easier than ever. With different businesses under threat due to the impact of…

NPC set to meet with Facebook PH over the surge of fake accounts

Katrina Hallare - Inquirer.net 06/13/2020

MANILA, Philippines  — The National Privacy Commission (NPC) is set to meet with officials of Facebook Philippines to discuss the sudden surge of fake accounts on the social media site. In a statement on Saturday, NPC Commissioner…

It’s okay to unfriend people online

Immae Lachica 04/19/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—When social media sites were still new, all we wanted was to gain as many friends as possible— even those who we don’t really know. They are the people we call “Facebook friends,” yes, the…

Public urged: Report to authorities instead of posting on Facebook about suspected COVID-19 patients

Alven Marie A. Timtim 04/18/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines– Instead of posting on Facebook and other social media accounts about persons who are suspected coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) patients, the public of Talisay City, were encouraged to report to the authorities instead. This…

Quarantine recipes that are trending on social media

04/12/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—These days, the Internet is no longer just a source of information.   It can also serve as a virtual cookbook. Gone are the days when most of us would scan through the pages of the…

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