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NPC orders takedown of 4 lending apps due to unauthorized use of personal data, harassment

Published by rudy Date posted on August 25, 2021

By TED CORDERO, GMA News, 25 Aug 2021 The National Privacy Commission (NPC) said Wednesday it has ordered the immediate takedown of four online lending apps in a bid to protect the data privacy rights of borrowers. In a statement, the NPC said it issued four separate orders directing Wefund Lending Corporation, Joywin Lending Investor…

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Signal sees meteoric rise in daily installs as people look for WhatsApp alternatives

Published by rudy Date posted on January 12, 2021

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Out of 45 countries, PH ranks first as most obsessed with social media

Published by rudy Date posted on December 1, 2020

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These are the countries that spend the most and least time on social media

Published by rudy Date posted on June 19, 2020

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Twitter’s decision to halt political ads puts more pressure on Facebook

Published by rudy Date posted on October 30, 2019

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The development tool nobody’s using: Why it’s time for the women’s empowerment sector to leverage media and advertising

Published by rudy Date posted on September 26, 2019

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1 in 5 Filipinos gets news from Facebook — SWS

Published by rudy Date posted on July 1, 2019

by Pia Lee-Brago (The Philippine Star), Jul 1, 2019 MANILA, Philippines — One in five adult Filipinos uses Facebook daily to read news, according to a Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey.

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Facebook is 2nd to TV for news

Published by rudy Date posted on June 15, 2019

By: Mahar Mangahas, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Jun 15, 2019 Of the estimated 30.6 million adult Filipino users of the internet—see “First Quarter 2019 Social Weather Survey: Internet usage steady at 46% of adult Filipinos,” www.sws.org.ph, 6/4/19—virtually all have Facebook (FB). It is three times as popular as YouTube.

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10 distribution blunders that kill your content

Published by rudy Date posted on April 22, 2019

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11 Interesting examples of how to use chatbots

Published by rudy Date posted on March 2, 2019

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Key changes from social media platforms in 2018

Published by rudy Date posted on December 26, 2018

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America’s teens are choosing YouTube over Facebook

Published by rudy Date posted on May 31, 2018

Snapchat and even Facebook’s own Instagram are getting more clicks from the kids these days than the aging social network. By Sarah Frier, Bloomberg, May 31, 2018 Three years ago, Facebook was the dominant social media site among U.S. teens, visited by 71 percent of people in that magic, trendsetting demographic. Not anymore.

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Swearing on social media really could cost you your job

Published by rudy Date posted on April 24, 2017

by Joe Myers, Apr 24, 2017 Next time you swear on Twitter, or post that drunken photo, just remember that future employers are watching – and it could cost you a job.

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Bullying on social media: The Philippines’ current legal platform

Published by rudy Date posted on February 1, 2017

by Amicus Curiae, Cyndy P. dela Cruz, Businessworld, Feb. 1, 2017 The pen is mightier than the sword or so the adage goes. When this was once said, it was to highlight the power of thought and idea over brute force and violence as a way to effect change.

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Facebook takes aim at ‘fake news’ with new ‘trending’ formula

Published by rudy Date posted on January 26, 2017

The switch is intended to make Facebook a more credible source of information http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/2017/01/26/facebook-takes-aim-fake-news-new-trending-formula/ Facebook is updating its “trending” feature that highlights hot topics on its social networking site, part of its effort to root out the kind of “fake news” stories that critics contend helped Donald Trump become president.

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PH world’s No. 1 in terms of time spent on social media

Published by rudy Date posted on January 24, 2017

By: Miguel R. Camus, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Jan. 24, 2017 In the digital shift, the Philippines has taken the global lead in at least one measure: time spent on social media.

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5 things your startup can do today to get more signups

Published by rudy Date posted on January 20, 2017

By Claire Poskitt, Jan. 20, 2017 In 2011, a startup social media company managed to get 10,000 signups on its website within three months without revealing the product or service actually being offered. And although Kohort is now defunct, there are lessons that can be learned from its experience.

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Facebook assures Pangilinan: ‘We take misinformation seriously’

Published by rudy Date posted on January 19, 2017

“Our goal is to connect people with the stories they find most meaningful, and we know people want accurate information,” Facebook says in a statement Don Kevin Hapal, Rappler, Jan. 19, 2017 MANILA, Philippines – Facebook assured Senator Francis Pangilinan they “take misinformation seriously” and were “working.. to address the issue of fake news and…

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Social media’s hoaxes and trolls

Published by rudy Date posted on November 1, 2016

By Rey Gamboa (The Philippine Star), November 1, 2016 We live in a totally different world these days where conmen do not necessarily have to personally interact with their victims and gangsters are not always gun-toting and knife-wielding.

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Easy on the eyes: how to keep readers interested online

Published by rudy Date posted on September 8, 2016

By Claire Poskitt on 8 September 2016 Let’s face it: getting a reader’s attention and keeping it can be difficult. How many web pages have you closed before reading to the end? Many web users dislike reading lengthy blocks of text. People want you to give them information, but they won’t stick around for it…

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Google removes Singapore hate blog against Filipinos

Published by rudy Date posted on June 21, 2014

Google has taken down a blog that listed ways to harass Singapore’s Filipino population, drawing praise from Internet users appalled by growing racial tensions in the city-state.

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A small glimpse of how Twitter impacts people, Part 2

Published by rudy Date posted on May 5, 2006

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to carry out the 2021 ILO Commission of Inquiry recommendations
against serious violations of Forced Labour and Freedom of Association protocols.

 

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