When a US jury convicted Michael Dunn of attempted murder, but not actual murder, in the shooting death of a black teenager, the hashtag #dangerousblackchildren popped up on Twitter. Users posted photos of black babies and toddlers, making fun of the fear that Dunn testified he felt before opening fire on a carful of teens at a convenience store.
Distraught by news of the missing Malaysian Airlines jet that carried 239 people, netizens took to Twitter to call for prayers.
Being marked with the ashen cross on the forehead seemed not enough for some netizens to commemorate the start of the Lenten season. And what better way to celebrate than an Ash Wednesday selfie?
Ellen Degeneres’ star-studded selfie at the 2014 Academy Awards just became the most retweeted photo on Twitter, beating that of US President Barack Obama’s photo when he won for a second term in 2012.
There’s more to social media than selfies and “food pornography,” or what has become the exercise of visual presentation of yummy food and drinks on one’s Facebook or Instagram account.
A veteran lawmaker has it in for bullies on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and other social media sites.
A congressman appears to have had enough of bullies on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and other social media.
Government requests for Twitter user information is on the rise, the messaging service said as it released figures while pressing for more transparency.
People from in and out of show business mourned the loss of popular comedian Arvin “Tado” Jimenez who died Friday when the bus he was riding to the Mountain Province fell into a ravine. Thirteen others were killed in the accident.
Mixed reactions greeted the announcement of the University of the Philippines and Ateneo de Manila University to start their school year in August instead of June.
Netizens continue to have a field day, more than 18 hours after Senator Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr. accused President Benigno Aquino III of meddling in the impeachment proceedings against former Chief Justice Renato Corona.
Will the Catholic bishops soon be tweeting and posting messages on Facebook?
The number of online microblog users in China dropped by more than 27.8 million last year, marking the first major decline in popularity of a social media genre that has offered a way to share unfiltered information in a country with strict controls.