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Digital Diary Ep.6

Facebook is building a better internal search. Speaking at a much-hyped event at Facebook HQ, founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced a raft of improvements to “graph search” — that is, the ability to search within your social graph for specifics.  

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Digital Diary Ep. 5

It’s more fun in the Philippines! That’s the latest campaign of the Department of Tourism that had created a  buzz  on the Internet.

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Digital Diary Ep.4

Consumer Electronics Show is a major technology-related trade show held each January in Las Vegas. With over 20,000 new products at the show this year, the recently concluded CES brought the latest innovation technology that will shape the year ahead. It has everything imaginable in the world of tech from iPhone cases, to tablets, to [...]

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Converting hecklers to followers

One of the unavoidable situations when you are involved in social media is that, at one time or another, you will get complaints, negative criticisms, heckles, or even blatant insults. That is as definite as feeling excited when you win the lottery. I got my share – again – today. On Twitter, somebody mentioned the [...]

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As pointless as a plank

“Planking” is an activity that involves lying face down in an unusual location – the stranger, the better. The hands must touch the sides of the body and having a photograph of the participant taken and posted on the internet is an integral part of the game. Yesterday, during a nationwide transport strike, youth protesters engaged [...]

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How We Use Social Media During Emergencies [INFOGRAPHIC]

How We Use Social Media During Emergencies [INFOGRAPHIC]

I am a staunch believer that social media can be put to good use during emergencies. Here’s an infographic: via @mashable  

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Help the Swimming Kids Go to School

I posted a story on the Yellow Boat of Hope a few months ago. It was when the ‘swimming kids’ of Layag-layag, in Zamboanga first got their boat, Bagong Pag-asa (New Hope). Only five months had passed, the people behind the Zamboanga Funds for Little Kids are not only helping those in Zamboanga, but they’ve also [...]

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