Social media giant Facebook has launched “Digital Tayo 2.0”, an updated version of its digital literacy program that includes new modules on “Digital Engagement” and “Digital Empowerment”.
Author: Rafi Koteh
As the first speech language app to be fully in Filipino, the app aims to improve the children’s language skills by including sentence comprehension tasks and stories.
The study from Visa showed that 7 out of 10 Filipinos were shopping more on social media channels compared to websites and apps. In addition, it showed that 61 percent of Filipinos have actually been patronizing online, home-based businesses compared to the 53 percent that shop in large online marketplaces.
The Synthetic Aperture Radar and Automatic Identification System for Innovative Terrestrial Monitoring and Maritime Surveillance (SAR with AIS) Project has improved the country’s terrestrial and maritime monitoring and the applications of the project’s data are numerous.
The Telecom Tower Watch initiative aims to accelerate the development of the country’s digital infrastructure by establishing a regular venue for close monitoring and troubleshooting of delays in the building of cell towers and related projects.
A social development organization has offered suggestions to improve the proposed Internet Transactions Act (ITA), which it said is not equipped adequately to address the problems of the local e-commerce industry.
The videos covered a range of topics including making strong passwords and Internet security, preventing oversharing, and fostering courage online.
The projects are geared towards addressing the gap in the country’s workforce for data scientists that enables and strengthens the government to adapt data-driven governance and evidence-based management.