Will Facebook’s security system ever cure fake news and trolling?

BIG brouhaha over the week was the blocking of veteran and multi-awarded journalist Inday Espina Varona from accessing her Facebook account. The reason for the incident was apparently some trolls had undertaken a cyber operation to report Varona's account as unfit for the social media platform. Her access was restored by Facebook after an uproar … Continue reading Will Facebook’s security system ever cure fake news and trolling?

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Boo Chanco On Fake News

Reflecting on the problem of fake news making it to our news feeds on social media, Philippine Star columnist Boo Chanco recently posted on Facebook some advise that will help people from unwittingly believing and sharing what I like calling internet garbage.