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DOH Twitter account still promoting crypto after claims of ‘full control’

Despite claims of having full control over its official Twitter account, the Department of Health (DOH) still has a tweet up promoting the cryptocurrency Ethereum.

Twitter partners with PH civic groups to expand ‘Freedom of Expression’ search prompt in SE Asia

The search prompt will make available hotline numbers of these organizations and links to local partners to those in need of advice or access to resources related to freedom of expression and digital rights.

Twitter PH deploys anti-fake news team, suspends 300 accounts linked to Marcos Jr.

Twitter has deployed a specially trained team that includes Filipino language speakers and members well-versed in local contexts to identify malicious actors and review reports related to the May 9 elections.

Twitter inks partnership with Comelec for May polls

In the lead up to the 2022 General Election in the Philippines, Twitter has partnered with the Comelec to amplify voter education initiatives on the policy, product and partnership front to protect the integrity of election-centric conversations on the platform and encourage healthy civic debate.

Twitter posts banner year for gaming in 2021

The Philippines remain to be a top community for gaming as it ranked 6th in the list of top 10 countries Tweeting the most about gaming globally.

Tech giants back DOH campaign to fight vaccine misinformation

The campaign was launched together with various tech companies — Facebook, Google, TikTok, and Twitter —pledging their support to help fight Covid-19 and vaccine misinformation online.

PH ranks 9th on list of nations with most gaming tweets

For the first time ever, there were more than 2 billion tweets about gaming were recorded globally in 2020. This is up 75% from 2019, with a 49% increase in unique authors.

PH ranks 10th with most tweets on gaming in 1H of 2020

With people confined in their homes, gaming has become one of the sources of entertainment of Filipinos with the Philippines ranking 10th as the country that has Tweeted the most about gaming so far this year.

Twitter unveils local language notification for gender-based violence

When people search on Twitter for Tagalog keywords associated with gender-based violence, they will see a notification in Tagalog directing them to the hotlines of local organizations where they can seek help, together with a list of NGOs that can provide support they need.

YouTube joins Twitter in fight against Covid-19

The move to create a dedicated section for Covid-19 is widely seen as YouTube’s way to “clear” channels that might be peddling misinformation through the platform.
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