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How Facebook’s $151 billion rout could rewrite the history books

Facebook Inc. has racked up plenty of milestones in its pioneering journey. Now the social-media giant is poised to add one it would doubtless...

Facebook is no longer building an internet-beaming aircraft

Facebook Inc.’s days of dabbling in aerospace engineering are over. The company said in a blog post Tuesday it will no longer design or build...

With a billion users, Instagram takes on YouTube

SAN FRANCISCO — Instagram said Wednesday it now has more than one billion active users, as it unveiled a new long-form video feature in a bid to attract “creators” like those on YouTube.

Twitter to predict what you want to see, when it happens

Twitter Inc. will personalize news for users and send them notifications of events, trying to attract a bigger, broader audience with one of its...

Facebook messaging app adds real time translations

San José, United States -- Facebook on Tuesday gave its popular Messenger app the ability to translate missives in real time, deploying artificial intelligence...

Zuckerberg unveils plans for Facebook dating service

San José, United States — Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg announced Tuesday the world's largest social network will soon include a new dating feature --...

Most Filipino merchants prefer social media as top e-commerce platform — survey

More Filipino merchants are using social media for selling their products, digital payments firm PayPal said. PayPal said that 87% of Filipino merchants are currently...

SEC issues advisory against 30 online Ponzi schemes

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has warned the public against so-called online paluwagan schemes that collect money from investors with the promise of...

Facebook’s Zuckerberg unscathed by congressional grilling, stock rises

WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO - Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg fielded 10 hours of questions over two days from nearly 100 U.S. lawmakers and emerged...

Facebook adding unsend message tool after Zuckerberg caught doing it

Facebook Inc. is planning to introduce a feature letting users of its Messenger app retract messages after a report that Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s Chief...

Facebook says data on most of its 2 billion users is...

Facebook Inc. said data on most of its 2 billion users could have been accessed improperly, giving fresh evidence of the ways the social-media...

Zuckerberg vows to alert all whose data may have been exposed

Facebook Inc.’s Mark Zuckerberg, breaking a media silence on the latest consumer imbroglio to engulf the social media company, vowed to inform each of...

Terrorists use social media, cash to recruit civilians near Marawi

By Rosemarie A. Zamora TERRORIST groups are using social media and financial incentives to recruit civilians in areas near Marawi even after the government has...

More govt’s manipulate media with ‘bots,’ trolls — study

WASHINGTON -- More governments are following the lead of Russia and China by manipulating social media and suppressing dissent online in a grave threat...

Sexual abuse stories from around the world pour out on social...

WASHINGTON -- Celebrities and everyday people flooded social media with personal accounts of sexual assault and harassment Monday, responding to calls to break the...

You decide the plot: Social media shows shake TV

CANNES, FRANCE – Cliffhanger endings where television audiences are left holding their breath for the next episode may never be the same again. A new...

Filipino netizens ‘very open’ to social media interaction

IN AN AGE where fake news and alternative facts have proliferated social media, Filipino netizens are found to be still more accepting of messages...

Twitter highlights victories in war on extremist content

SAN FRANCISCO -- Twitter on Sept. 20 touted victories in the battle against tweets promoting extremist violence, saying it has been vanquishing those kinds...

29Rooms, the exhibition created for social media

NEW YORK – Visitors were touching the art, wearing it and even jumping on it at the popular immersive exhibition 29Rooms held in a...

Taylor Swift goes blank on social media, sending her fans into...

LOS ANGELES – Taylor Swift, one of the most popular celebrities on social media, wiped all her accounts on Friday, sending fans into a...

When the fake-news peddlers come for your company

By Kara Alaimo FAKE NEWS ON social media stymied the presidential campaign of Hillary Clinton. Now, businesses are wondering what they should do if they’re...

What you may gain when you quit social media: Career, friends,...

By Nickky Faustine P. de Guzman While Paraguay champions positivity and Papua New Guinea is best known for propagating diversity, the “International Number Ones: because...

How Twitter users reacted to #PiliPinasDebates2016

Twitter released data on what Twitter users talked about during the second Commission on Elections (Comelec) presidential debates held in Cebu last March 20, 2016. Here's a...

(1) New Notification: Your candidate is now online

By Pola E. del Monte    YOUR CANDIDATE is now online. Political campaigning has expanded beyond the realm of TV, radio, and print media. Today,...