Facebook has fallen woefully short in stopping political manipulation of the platform by governments around the world, according to a data scientist fired this month by the social network.
Facebook says it will ban political advertising the week before the US election, one of its most sweeping moves against disinformation yet as CEO Mark Zuckerberg warned of a "risk of civil unrest" after the vote.
Facebook on Tuesday said that it caught a budding Russia-linked campaign to fuel political chaos in the US, working off a tip from the FBI in its latest take-down of coordinated inauthentic behavior at the leading social network.
Facebook said Tuesday it would file a legal challenge against a Thai government order to take down a group where pro-democracy activists held discussions about the monarchy, a taboo subject in the country.
Stocks of chili garlic oil made by an online seller sold out in a day after an ad featuring President Rodrigo Duterte went viral on Facebook.
The Commission on Elections (Comelec) on Saturday reminded voter registration applicants to comply with strict health protocols more than a week ahead of the start of nationwide voter registration.
Facebook on Thursday launched its voting information center as internet platforms unveiled fresh moves to protect the November US election from manipulation and interference.
Political groups which create websites designed to look like news outlets will no longer get the same treatment as independent media on Facebook, the social network said Tuesday.
The grandson of Singapore's founding leader Lee Kuan Yew and nephew of the current prime minister said Tuesday he will pay a fine for a Facebook post that questioned the independence of the city's judiciary.
Former House Deputy Speaker Miro Quimbo revealed on Facebook he tested positive for the virus. His wife, Marikina Rep. Stella Quimbo, and their children tested negative for COVID-19.
The Basilica Minore del Santo Niño de Cebu on Saturday announced that it would not hold Masses even though the province has been placed under general community quarantine (GCQ).
Former President and Manila mayor Joseph Estrada will gamely dance and sing in a Facebook live video should his son, Jinggoy, ask him to.
A grandson of Singapore's founding leader Lee Kuan Yew and nephew of the current prime minister was convicted Wednesday of contempt of court over a Facebook post criticising the judiciary during a bitter family feud.
Less than 24 hours after being tested positive for the deadly coronavirus, Senate Majority Floor Leader Juan Miguel Zubiri is once again free from any strain of the dreaded disease.
House Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano on Sunday said the public should not blame political leaders for the ills afflicting the country but the business oligarchs controlling the social and economic systems behind the scenes.
An official of the Archdiocese of Davao on Saturday said Archbishop Romulo Valles is in good condition and continues to recuperate after he was hospitalized due to mild stroke.
Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA) chairperson Vince Dizon seems to be more conscious about traveling in style even as the government is stretching its resources to address the COVID-19 pandemic.
Anakalusugan party-list Rep. Mike Defensor is fed up with criticism over his incessant attacks against ABS-CBN.
Facebook said Wednesday it took down accounts of Roger Stone, a longtime ally of US president Donald Trump, after an investigation uncovered links to a network involved in deceptive activity dating back to the 2016 US election.
An independent civil rights audit of Facebook released Wednesday expressed worry about "heartbreaking" and "vexing" decisions at the leading social network, despite progress being made.
Organizers of the Facebook ad boycott vowed Tuesday to press on with their campaign, saying the social network's top executives had failed to offer meaningful action on curbing hateful content.
A Vietnamese man accused of "defaming" the country's leaders for broadcasting his pro-democracy views on Facebook was jailed for eight years on Tuesday after a lightning-quick trial denounced by rights groups.
The wildly popular video-sharing app TikTok will no longer work in Hong Kong, its makers said, after a new security law imposed by China gave authorities sweeping powers to police local users.
Facebook, Google and Twitter said Monday they have put a hold on requests by Hong Kong's government or police force for information on users, following China's imposition of a sweeping new security law.