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Blogger Drew Olivar under fire for making up bomb scare on EDSA

Filipinos were not amused when blogger Andrew Olivar shared that there might be a bombing on EDSA on the day the country commemorates the 46th anniversary of the declaration of Martial Law. He referenced the Plaza Miranda bombing that happened in Quiapo, Manila in 1971 on his Facebook status and quipped that it’s “scary” to […].....»»

Source: Interaksyon InteraksyonCategory: Top3 hr. 15 min. ago Related News

Gunmen ‘miss’ radioman target

BACOLOD CITY: Unidentified armed men onboard two motorcycles riddled with bullets the house of a broadcaster in Carmela Valley Homes in Talisay City on Wednesday evening. In his Facebook live post, Rey Siason of Meuws Radio in Talisay City showed recovered empty shells and deformed slugs of a .45 caliber pistol, mostly at the second floor… link: Gunmen ‘miss’ radioman target.....»»

Source: Manilainformer ManilainformerCategory: 15 hr. 15 min. ago Related News

Facebook to give less direct support in future electoral campaigns

Facebook Inc. said that for future presidential campaigns, it will pull back from the kind of on-site support it gave Donald Trump for his 2016 presidential race — a relationship that came under scrutiny by Congress. The company will still offer technical support and basic training to candidate campaigns and political advocacy organizations, but it… link: Facebook to give less direct support in future electoral campaigns.....»»

Source: Manilainformer ManilainformerCategory: 15 hr. 15 min. ago Related News

Facebook to give less direct support in future electoral campaigns

Facebook Inc. said that for future presidential campaigns, it will pull back from the kind of on-site support it gave Donald Trump for his 2016 presidential race — a relationship that came under scrutiny by Congress. The company will still offer technical support and basic training to candidate campaigns and political advocacy organizations, but it […] The post Facebook to give less direct support in future electoral campaigns appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Source: Bworldonline BworldonlineCategory: Finance16 hr. 36 min. ago Related News

Low pressure area might enter PAR, become Paeng

What's the weather like in your area? Report the situation through Rappler's  Agos  or tweet us at  @rapplerdotcom . MANILA, Philippines – A low pressure area (LPA) which could develop into a tropical depression is still being monitored outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR). In a Facebook Live video ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: News22 hr. 36 min. ago Related News

Takeover tools threaten banks without letup

Worldwide malicious login attempts are on the rise. According to the Akamai 2018 State of the Internet/Security Credential Stuffing Attacks report, approximately 3.2 billion malicious logins per month have been detected in the first four months this year and over 8.3 billion malicious login attempts from bots in May and June 2018 — a monthly average increase […].....»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsSep 20th, 2018Related News

Inquirer Reporter Tagged as Terrorist by Facebook Page

CMFR/PHILIPPINES — A Mindanao-based reporter for the Philippine Daily Inquirer was labeled a terrorist by a Facebook page after she reported the killing by a unit of the Philippine Army of se.....»»

Source: Manilanews ManilanewsCategory: NewsSep 20th, 2018Related News

Inquirer Reporter Tagged as Terrorist by Facebook Page

CMFR/PHILIPPINES — A Mindanao-based reporter for the Philippine Daily Inquirer was labeled a terrorist by a Facebook page after she reported the killing by a unit of the Philippine Army of se.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsSep 20th, 2018Related News

Facebook pledges to fight election meddling

Facebook pledges to fight election meddling.....»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: NewsSep 20th, 2018Related News

Community Help, Now on Facebook Lite

Community Help, Now on Facebook Lite.....»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: TechSep 19th, 2018Related News

PAGASA spots low pressure area outside PAR

What's the weather like in your area? Report the situation through Rappler's  Agos  or tweet us at  @rapplerdotcom . MANILA, Philippines – A low pressure area (LPA) was spotted outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) on Wednesday, September 19. In a Facebook Live video past 5 pm on Wednesday, ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsSep 19th, 2018Related News

Deaf organization to file complaint vs Mocha Uson

The Philippine Federation of the Deaf (PFD) will file a complaint against Presidential Communications Assistant Secretary Mocha Uson over a controversial video making fun of sign language. They are set to file the complaint before the Office of the Ombudsman on Thursday. READ: 'Degrading, disrespectful': Mocha Uson, Drew Olivar get flak for making fun of sign language The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) said it has started the investigation of the case as it is part of their "mandate to protect the rights of the vulnerable sector" and to recognize the complaint filed by the PFD. Uson posted the controversial video on Facebook to promote their DWIZ noontime radio show. At the...Keep on reading: Deaf organization to file complaint vs Mocha Uson.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Sep 19th, 2018Related News

Facebook hiring human rights chief partly because of PH

Facebook is looking to hire a director of human rights policy, and the Philippines appears to be one reason why. Among the responsibilities of the new Facebook human rights chief, the company said, will be to drive "investigations into and disruptions of human rights abusers on our platforms" and draft "policies to counteract bad actors." Facebook did not elaborate on who these bad actors and human rights abusers are, and the move doesn't change Facebook's main goal, which is to attract as many users as it can and come up with new ways to make money from its gargantuan user base. But as TechCrunch noted in reporting on Facebook's new role: "The costs of that growth have been...Keep on reading: Facebook hiring human rights chief partly because of PH.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Sep 19th, 2018Related News

Closing Manila Zoo would leave many animals homeless – zoo volunteer

https://www.facebook.com/100000157434073/posts/2339120236103201/ The vice president of Zoo Crew Philippines, Jerry Young, on Wednesday said that the closure of the Manila Zoo would leave the animals homeless. "Why call for the closure of Manila Zoo? The Manila Zoo is a refuge for unwanted animals," he told Inquirer.net. 'Pag nawala ang Manila Zoo saan mapupunta ang mga yan? [With the Manila Zoo gone, where will theey go?" This developed after a viral video showing a lion named Rapee, apparently having a seizure at the Manila Zoo, circulated in the internet, prompting calls for closure of the zoo. READ:WATCH: Lion at Manila Zoo having a 'seizure' According to Young, most of the...Keep on reading: Closing Manila Zoo would leave many animals homeless – zoo volunteer.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Sep 19th, 2018Related News

Mar’s beta male moves

Mar Roxas posted an open letter to President Rodrigo Duterte on his Facebook page appearing to give advice on how to bring down the price of rice from P50 per kilo levels. Facebook friends who appear to be experts on rice prices applauded what they thought to be a gesture of concern from the failed […].....»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsSep 19th, 2018Related News

NUJP calls out malicious post against PDI reporter

NUJP hit out Phil Leaks, a dubious Facebook group, that targeted Philippine Daily Inquirer reporter Julieta S. Alipala, and accused her of being “a paid propagandist of the bandit group Abu Sayyaf.”.....»»

Source: Davaotoday DavaotodayCategory: NewsSep 19th, 2018Related News

Another Filipino-American victimized by racism in the US

Another racist rant against a US citizen of Filipino descent has gone viral, just months after a previous incident. Facebook user Selina Cairel, confirmed to be of Filipino descent, posted footage of a woman in a vehicle next to hers hurling racist insults. In her post dated September 13, Cairel shared how the argument started […].....»»

Source: Interaksyon InteraksyonCategory: TopSep 19th, 2018Related News

Facebook accused of discrimination with job ad targeting

WASHINGTON, D.C.: A complaint has been filed with the US government accusing Facebook and 10 other companies of using the platform’s job ad targeting system to discriminate on the basis of gender. The complaint was announced Tuesday by the American Civil Liberties Union, a union called the Communications Workers of America and a labor law [...] The post Facebook accused of discrimination with job ad targeting appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Source: Manilatimes_net Manilatimes_netCategory: NewsSep 19th, 2018Related News

Iglesia ni Cristo donates to Typhoon Ompong survivors

MANILA, Philippines – The Iglesia ni Cristo (INC) distributed relief packs to Filipinos, INC members and nonmembers alike, who were affected by Typhoon Ompong (Mangkhut) in parts of Luzon.  In a Facebook post on Tuesday, September 18, the INC said it reached out to Ompong-stricken families ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsSep 18th, 2018Related News

TripAdvisor’s major overhaul aims to make it the Facebook and Instagram of travel

TripAdvisor is undergoing a major update that borrows from the pillars of Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and FourSquare to create a social media platform for travel and makes restaurant critics, travel experts and influencers of every user. During a preview event in New York organized for press Monday, journalists learned about how TripAdvisor, the world’s largest… link: TripAdvisor’s major overhaul aims to make it the Facebook and Instagram of travel.....»»

Source: Manilainformer ManilainformerCategory: Sep 18th, 2018Related News