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Good news?
It has long been rumored, but really, it was only a matter of time before Facebook played matchmaker and turned its user base into more than “friends.” And while the rest of the Philippines was asleep, it did the inevitable.On May 1, ...
 
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Be a responsible online citizen.
No one seems to be able to escape from fake news these days. Even those who don't consider themselves gullible have found themselves appalled by a disturbing video, only to find out later on that it’s been altered. And who hasn’t fallen for news ...
 
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The network of pages were linked to a certain Nic Gabunada.
Ahead of the upcoming elections in May, Facebook took down 200 pages endorsing Filipino political candidates across its social media properties for “widespread use of fake accounts,” the social media giant announced on Friday, March 28.In a press briefing, Facebook head of cybersecurity Nathaniel ...
 
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No more confusing chat groups!
Fresh from rolling out its "unsend" and "dark mode" features, Facebook Messenger continues to innovate its app with yet another handy update. With its newest reply feature (much like WhatsApp's), you can now reply to a specific message on your chat without ...
 
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Here's to the billions of messages, photos, and emojis that didn't get posted.
Yesterday, millions of people seemed to have more free time than usual, as they were unable to access their Facebook accounts. This extended to other apps owned by Facebook such as Instagram, Messenger, and WhatsApp.Facebook revealed on its official Twitter page that ...
 
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Ever sent something you wanted to take back?
Although Facebook Messenger makes it easier for you to catch up with friends while doing other things on your phone, it also makes you more likely to send messages to the wrong conversation. Sometimes, it can be fixed with a quick apology, ...
 
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Some have called them the future of television.
It may not be for everyone, but noontime variety TV shows have become such an ingrained part of Filipino culture that for many people, it's basically a cult or even a religion. When the clock strikes 12, thousands of households turn the ...
 
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Facebook has removed all content of TNP Media and 219 other pages managed by Twinmark Media Enterprises Inc.
Facebook has banned digital marketing group Twinmark Media Enterprises Inc. and all its subsidiaries from its platform.The social networking company announced that among the pages it has removed are "Filipino Channel Online" (10.4 million followers), "Gorgeous Me" (5.7 million followers), "Unhappy" (4.9 million followers), ...
 
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The rules have improved to ensure a safe, clean space for its users. But no system is perfect.
Picture this: you’re coming home from work. It’s already late and you’ve decided to tough it out standing in the bus rather than wait out the tide of commuters. You pull out your phone to pass the time while traffic is at ...
 
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From the 95 pages and 39 accounts removed for spamming, we found handful with the same names peddling the same kind of content.
When Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's appearance before the United States Congress in April 2018, he said of his company, "It’s clear now that we didn’t do enough to prevent these tools from being used for harm. That goes for fake news, foreign interference ...
 
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Finally!
Said something via Facebook Messenger that you regret saying? No worries! Apparently, Facebook is testing a new feature, the Unsend for Messenger. This feature allows users to 'unsend' messages from a conversation.The feature was first discovered by Twitter user Jane Manchun Wong, ...
 
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Keep an eye out for a customized message from Facebook, for starters
Facebook has shared an update after a security attack saw the company log out nearly 90 million accounts as a security measure last month.The company confirmed at the end of September that it was the victim of a cyber attack that had ...
 
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Is Mark Zuckerberg going to ruin Instagram, the last fun social network?
Instagram is arguably the last fun social media platform, where pretty pictures of happy people meld with celebrity gossip and good memes. Its co-founders Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger are leaving it behind.The New York Times reports the two founders announced their resignation ...
 
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Another masterstroke from Mark Zuckerberg
Facebook users ditched the social network in droves earlier this year following the Cambridge Analytica scandal, and Mark Zuckerberg has been scrambling to rebuild consumer trust ever since.His next move? Installing a big camera inside of your home that records conversations.According to Cheddar, ...
 
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It's part of the fight against fake news
Facebook has developed a trustworthiness rating for individual users to help it to clamp down on fake news.It's part of an effort to make the process of reporting fake news less scattershot and open to abuse. The Washington Post has reported that users are ...
 
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A comprehensive guide to social media self-care
Chances are, your social media accounts are long overdue a clean-up.Think about it: You wouldn't like your reputation to hang on an ill-judged tweet from 2012, but there's every chance a potential employer, partner or friend will do just that when they ...
 
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Prepare to be shamed for your social media addiction.
Facebook and Instagram rolled out a new feature Wednesday that sounds like a real nightmare for everyone obsessed with Facebook and Instagram. Called "Your Activity" under the settings menu on Instagram and "Your Time on Facebook" under Facebook's settings, it tracks how ...
 
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After "missing, or mishandling, a number of severe controversies"
Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook haven't had a brilliant few months, and now things have got so bad that some shareholders want to oust Zuckerberg as the company's chairman.According to Business Insider, some of Facebook's shareholders have put forward a proposal which would ...
 
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There might be plans to introduce adverts into Instagram stories
Yesterday, Mark Zuckerberg plunged three places in the global rich-list following a cataclysmic drop in Facebook’s market value. User growth has slowed due to privacy scandals, and Zuck’s social media giant remains in the mire.They’ll want to make up that 119 billion ...
 
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Which is fine and good and absolutely not terrifying
You'd think that after the whole Cambridge Analytica thing and the general air of grovelling apology which Facebook has been forced to adopt since, Facebook would generally avoid doing anything too dystopian. Just until the heat died down, you know?Well, they've not. ...