Sunday, October 24, 2021


What happens to your life stories if you delete your Facebook account?

By Michael Humphrey / Colorado State University If the latest deluge of Facebook controversies has you ready to kick the app to the digital curb, you are not alone. There are plenty of good guides out there on how to do it right. Even Facebook makes it pretty easy to understand the nuances of saying “see ya later” (deactivating) or “never speak to me again”…

Meta? Horizon? Facebook renaming report sparks speculation


Meta? Horizon? Facebook renaming report sparks speculation

The report that Facebook Inc. plans to change its corporate name prompted a flurry of online speculation as industry followers rushed to register their guesses. Suggestions on Twitter included simple ones like “FB” and a return to “The Facebook.” The Verge, which reported the plan on…



Envoys & Expats



From 9/11’s ashes, a new world took shape. It did not last.

Images of the first week of the Paralympic Games

UN: Weather disasters soar in numbers, cost, but deaths fall

Asian tourism sees ups, downs in 2nd year of pandemic

Brazil water survey heightens alarm over extreme drought

Fossil leaves may reveal climate in last era of dinosaurs

The Broader Look

Telco, fintech weigh in on future of esports

MONDAYS are never liked, especially in local eSports. It was a Monday when the “largest and most prestigious mobile games competition in Southeast Asia,” Mobile Legends: Bang Bang Professional League, issued a statement confirming irregularities in Week 7 of the eighth season of the…
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Mission Afghanistan: Development Interrupted

Photos ​Martin Hilario L. Mapolon Ka-boom. And humanitarian worker Martin Hilario Mapolon saw the streets below from his room at Park Palace, one of the United Nations (UN)-approved guesthouses in Afghanistan. “I was standing in the middle of the room when the [wall] vanished,” Mapolon told…