As I write this , it would have been a year since the Luzon lockdown. It is time to take stock in looking at Covid-19… Read More »Tackling misinformation in closed social media spaces
Two calamity-specific hashtags have been adopted after Tropical Storm “Ondoy” (international name: “Ketsana”): #RescuePH, which is used when someone needs rescuing or has knowledge of… Read More »The power of social media during natural calamities
On World Social Media Day on June 30, the United Nations expressed its hope to reach billions of social media users with this new message… Read More »Pause. #TakeCareBeforeYouShare . The fight against #COVID19 is also a fight against misinformation.
I stand with Maria Ressa , Rey Santos & Rappler . The guilty verdict vs. Maria Ressa and Reynaldo Santos Jr. is an attack against… Read More »I hold the line with Maria Ressa et. al.
Originally published in Sunday Business & IT on March 22, 2020 How is everybody doing in the time of the Luzon lockdown or community quarantine… Read More »The power of the social media community in the time of COVID-19 pandemic
How did you learn about the eruption of Taal Volcano on Jan. 12, 2020? Many of us got alerted in our social media feeds. During… Read More »Let’s work on a disaster information management system
Frustrated with Facebook and Twitter for their “clickbait nonsense,” Jimmy Wales, a co-founder of Wikipedia, created WT.Social in October 2019. WT.Social is a social networking… Read More »WT.Social, an alternative to Facebook and Twitter?
What were the year’s hot issues on Twitter? Every year, Twitter releases #ThisHappened, the most tweeted hashtags. Trending moments in the Philippines were in entertainment,… Read More »#ThisHappened : one of the top Twitter global news-related hashtags in 2019 is #ClimateStrike
First published at the Sunday Times & IT , November 10, 2019 The words “misinformation,” “disinformation,” and “fake news” mean different things to different people. Google… Read More »How Google fights disinformation on YouTube
Originally published at Manila Times, Sunday Business and IT, September 15, 2019 After the failure of the Umbrella Revolution in 2014, Hong Kong (HK)… Read More »How protest technology is being used by the leaderless movement in Hong Kong