A social phenomenon nowadays is online social networking (OSN). This is exemplified by Facebook which, according to one case, “has created a worldwide forum enabling friends to share information such as thoughts, links, and photographs, with one another” (H v. W, Case No. 12/10142, Jan. 30, 2013). To address concerns about privacy, but without defeating […]
Beware. Spreading rumors or false information about Ebola online or sharing such information on social media can land you in jail, warned Justice Secretary Leila de Lima.
People are often immersed in their smartphones when they commute, while at the office, they are engrossed in e-mails and doing searches online. At home, they may even feel uneasy if they are not connected to the Internet. More and more people are increasingly worried about their addiction to the Internet and have adopted the […]
The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has warned the public against “Internet love scams” in which victims are befriended online and promised packages containing gifts and even money. They then receive an e-mail supposedly from the BOC asking for payment for duties and taxes. After remitting the money to a bank, however, the package never arrives and their “significant other” never contacts them again.
Facebook took the blame Thursday for a brief outage that resulted in a flood of comments – chiefly on rival social network Twitter.