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[B-SIDE Podcast] If it’s too good to be true, it probably...

https://open.spotify.com/episode/17vyqvinYiVaA9VI7GcpyN Follow us on Spotify BusinessWorld B-Side Fake COVID-19 cures and preventive measures are proliferating online, in chat groups and social media. Bananas, saltwater, and onions...

Three reasons for information exhaustion—and what to do about it

An endless flow of information is coming at us constantly: It might be an article a friend shared on Facebook with a sensational headline or wrong information about the spread of the coronavirus. It could even be a call from a relative wanting to talk about a political issue.

On social media, it’s better to be a skeptic 

Social media users should take responsibility for what they post and share online, just like any media outlet or publication, according to experts in the field.

Facebook compiles platform-specific tools to fight the COVID-19 infodemic

Stay connected with the latest updates about COVID-19 straight from relevant health organizations while on Facebook’s family of apps.

LGUs ordered to abide by national government guidelines for COVID-19

PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte will file cases against local government officials who don’t strictly abide with the national government’s guidelines to prevent the spread of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).

Four ways to tell if a COVID-19 article is fake news

COVID-19 has permeated every facet of the news cycle, and sometimes it seems like there’s a new update on the novel virus every hour. News spreads more quickly than ever now, thanks to social media and messaging apps. However, misleading or sensationalized information has also started circulating, spreading dangerous claims and causing unnecessary panic.

Gov’t supporters in spotlight at Senate hearing on fake news

By Camille A. Aguinaldo SHOULD PUBLIC officials let go of their private blogs in social media once they enter government? This question was raised on...

Roque cries ‘fake news’ on remarks on Benham Rise

By Arjay L. Balinbin PRESIDENTIAL SPOKESPERSON Herminio Harry L. Roque, Jr. on Sunday said recent statements attributed to him regarding sovereignty issues over Benham Rise...

GMA targets millennials with 3 exclusively online shows

GMA NETWORK has ventured into creating original online content with the Jan. 1 launch of GMA ONE Online Exclusives, featuring three shows which are...

Gov’t to hold summit on fake news

THE government is set to launch a “grand information summit” in 2018 to help combat fake news and increase media literacy of Filipinos, the...

Senate tackles fake news in 2nd hearing

By Arjay L. Balinbin THE SENATE is set to conduct a public hearing on the proliferation of fake and misleading news and false information on...

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...

License to chill

Whether they’re in the opposition or administration side, the distinguished senators of this endangered Republic, who’re otherwise hopelessly fractious, share one thing: their hatred...

Senate hearing on fake news cites need for accountability

THE CHAIRPERSON of a Senate committee that conducted a hearing on fake news on Wednesday, Oct. 4, flagged the need for accountability among bloggers,...

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...