Twitter launches search-prompt notification for gender-based violence

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In response to a surge in gender-based violence globally as a result of lockdowns during the COVID-19 pandemic, Twitter today launched local language search prompts in seven Asia-Pacific countries, including the Philippines. When people search on Twitter for Tagalog keywords associated with gender-based violence, they will see a notification in Tagalog directing them to the […]

A cybersecurity company: Momo challenge is NOT a genuine cyber threat but a malicious joke intending to shock

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I wrote my thoughts on the Momo challenge in my parenting blog. ABC CBN interviewed me on Thursday and it’s shown in Parenting, online experts give tips on how to protect kids from ‘Momo Challenge’. First things first. Don’t panic. Educate yourself. Fact check. Kids are drawn to internet challenges, It is fascinating to teens, […]

#ThisHappened 2018: Entertainment still the most talked about in PH

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Last year, Philippines’ Twitter timeline was ruled by the entertainment industry. As 2018 bids farewell, Filipinos have proven that Twitter is the go-to platform to track #WhatsHappening in the Pinoy entertainment scene, as it dominated the conversation this year once again. This 2018, entertainment remained to be the biggest conversation driver among Pinoy users. It […]

Filipinos among the most confident in Asia-Pacific about opportunities to get ahead: LinkedIn

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Financial status, fear of failure, & lack of confidence among top barriers to opportunity. The Philippines ranked third together with Chinese Mainland on the LinkedIn Opportunity Index, with Indonesia and India taking the top two spots. LinkedIn  revealed its inaugural LinkedIn Opportunity Index in the Asia Pacific (APAC) region where it has more than 153 million […]