Category Archives: social media

Students with sexy FB photos Barred from Graduating


These students also ruined the reputation of St. Theresa’s College ‘The SC said there was no violation of privacy of the two students when their school, the St. Theresa College, penalized them for uploading the photographs allegedly showing them wearing … Continue reading

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Facebook Paternity Notice Not Legal in Oklahoma


‘Notification via Facebook message does not satisfy a man’s constitutional right to be informed that he fathered a child, the Oklahoma Supreme Court ruled. ‘The biological parents in question broke off contact after a sexual relationship that lasted from August … Continue reading

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Was ‘Charmine Chou’ a social experiment for case study?


Sexy FB posts get OFW in trouble with Saudi authorities ‘In the spirit of balance reporting, we are posting screenshots of the public posts cum explanation made by a certain Suzy Bautista, said to be a Master of Arts student … Continue reading

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Track and Verify News with Emergent


‘Emergent is a real-time rumor tracker. It’s part of a research project with the Tow Center for Digital Journalism at Columbia University that focuses on how unverified information and rumor are reported in the media. It aims to develop and … Continue reading

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UberFacts Makes $500K Off Twitter


‘It’s a blindingly sunny morning in October, and Sanchez, founder of the uber-popular Twitter account UberFacts, is sitting outside at a sidewalk cafe in Beverly Hills showing me a feature on the about-to-be-released UberFacts Android app. (An iOS app already … Continue reading

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Facebook Joins Networks with Disaster Apps


Facebook Can Now Help You Out During Disasters ‘Despite the frivolous nature of most social media interactions, Facebook’s latest new feature is intended for use only in serious situations. Unveiled today in Japan, Safety Check notifications are pushed to users … Continue reading

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Beware of New Law on Social Media


Uploading of private sexual videos, images, and even text messages on social media, to be made a criminal offense ‘The new Criminal Justice and Courts Bill will have an amendment dealing specifically with the practice. “‘We want those who fall … Continue reading

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