DFA to Pinoys abroad: Stop posting unverified info on social media

MANILA — The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) is appealing to Filipinos abroad to avoid posting unverified information on social media. The DFA issued the appeal after a social media post…

SEC sounds alarm vs online scams

ZAMBOANGA CITY –The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has cautioned the public against investment offers through social media platforms as these may be the handiwork of online scammers. SEC Commissioner…

10-year sentence for ‘secret groups’ sharing lewd photos of women eyed

  MANILA — A senator on Thursday said she wants the administrators of Pastor Hokage, a secret Facebook group showing lewd photos of women and children, to be sentenced to…

United Airlines plunges after passenger-dragging incident

NEW YORK — Shares of the United Airlines (UAL) plunged nearly 4 percent in the morning session Tuesday, as outrage on social media over a passenger’s forcible removal from a…

Possible link between social media, depression being studied: DOH

MANILA — Local experts are looking into the possible link between social media and the upward trend of depression among young people, after global studies showed an 18 percent spike…

PCOO to hold all media gathering on social media

MANILA — The Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) will be holding a milestone gathering of the country’s influential media, communications, and public relations personalities on Thursday at the Bahay ng…