Año to meet with Facebook execs next week to discuss purging of accounts, pages

MANILA, Oct 22 (Mabuhay) — Interior Secretary Eduardo Año is set to meet with executives from Facebook next week to talk about the issue on the latter’s purging of pages and accounts allegedly linked to the country’s security forces. In a statement issued...

Bato wants probe of Facebook takedown of accounts linked to cops, soldiers

MANILA, Oct 2 (Mabuhay) — Sen. Ronald Dela Rosa has filed a resolution urging the Senate to investigate the removal of some pro-government and anti-communist pages on Facebook, saying the move may be violating Filipinos’ right to free speech. The social media giant...

Duterte seeks dialogue, not shutdown of Facebook –Palace

MANILA, Sept 30 (Mabuhay)– Malacañang on Tuesday said President Rodrigo Duterte was not threatening to stop the operation of Facebook in the country when he scored the social media giant for taking down accounts and pages advocating “something” that is good for the people....

Duterte wants Facebook not to ban pages advocating gov’t interests — Palace

MANILA, Sept 29 (Mabuhay)– President Rodrigo Duterte’s statement against Facebook on Monday was an appeal to the social media giant not to ban accounts that promote the interests of the government, Malacañang said Tuesday. Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque said there is...