On June 25, Facebook’s Find Friends Nearby drew a lot of attention from netizens. This feature lets the social network’s users see Friends and other Facebook users who’re in the same area. CNN. . .
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Twitterati, Bloggers and other internet users in Makati City and elsewhere in the country gather together as The Philippines joins the world in celebrating Social Media Day this weekend. The event will carry the theme “Social Media Capital”, a. . .
According to the latest study by ComScore, the Philippines is the number 1 country in the world when it comes to Facebook Penetration. Before anything let me explain what “Facebook Penetration” means. It’s the total number of Filipino Facebook accounts. . .
Looks like fashion magnate Kenneth Cole needs a plethora of reputation management gurus at his side now. While hundreds flock the streets of Cairo to unseat Mubarak, shoe mogul Kenneth Cole sends out a tweet which promotes his spring 2011. . .
As I write this piece, 250,000 protesters flock the streets of Cairo as a new government takes over, one where Hosni Mubarak remains President. Egypt is a nation under fire. Internet connection is still out. All communication channels are suspended. . .
I logged in Formspring today and found over 30 unanswered questions. I’ll try to clear them out before the weekend. Anyway, one of the more interesting questions there was if I ever tried applying to Yahoo or other big software. . .
I was invited to guest on Media In Focus with Noemi to talk about President Noynoy Aquino’s social media strategy. I usually say yes without hesitation for interview requests on this particular show because it’s really such a delight to. . .
I was part of the Virtual Community Marketing panel last night for the Ateneo CCE – IMMAP Digital Marketing Diploma Program and we listened to several graduate students present their social media marketing plans. There were brilliant ideas shared and. . .
I guested on the June 2 episode of Media In Focus to talk about Twitter and Social Media. It was a very fun and light discussion with ABS-CBN veteran journalist Cheche Lazaro, host/model Bianca Gonzales, and ANC’s Ricky Carandang. In. . .
In so far as social media is concerned, ABS-CBN is a clear runaway leader among all the traditional media outlets in the country. Most of their reporters are all passionately active on Twitter (with emphasis on passionately) and they’ve been. . .
I can finally cross out one of the goals in my bucket list. It’s always been one of my dreams to be featured on a national broadsheet (by doing something good, hehe). Today my interview with Cora Llamas appeared on. . .
I’ll be giving a talk about how to use social media for PR on Thursday, April 22, 2010, at the IPRA and PRSP event “MAKE PR WORK FOR YOUR BUSINESS”. It will be held at the SMX Convention Center. The. . .
I was invited to give a seminar for the production team of ABS-CBN’s news channel, ANC. It was held last Saturday morning and we tackled the topics of Personal Branding and Social Media for Journalists. Honestly I was a bit. . .
I’ll be giving two 45-minute talks this coming Saturday, April 10, at the Make Money 2.0 event which will be held at Victory Center, Promenade, Greenhills. The first talk will be about how to build your personal brand through social. . .
This coming April 3, the iPad will be released in the US. The following month it will start shipping to all parts of the world. Most filipinos look at this as just another expensive gadget, but there’s actually a treasure. . .
Industry analysts in the US recently shared information that Google was just dethroned by Facebook as the most visited site in the United States. The last year was apparently phenomenal for Facebook since they gained 185% versus the same period. . .
Over the past few weeks, several celebrities, institutions, and politicians have been getting flak over their social media use. The most recent case was actress Angelica Panginiban who finally decided to close down her Twitter account after she was mobbed. . .
Last Tuesday night we had an exclusive dinner party for Filipino bloggers at the National Sports Grill restaurant in Greenbelt 3. During the event, Friendster Vice President and Global Head for Brand Experience, Ben Dunn, gave everyone a sneak peek. . .
I often get puzzled looks on the faces of clients each time I include social media in their digital marketing plans. The same questions keep popping up again and again – how can we measure success? Will this really work?. . .
Friendster caused a social revolution when they first broke into the mainstream sometime in 2003-2004. Everyone started asking for Testimonials and e-mail addresses. I can still fondly recall badgering my college block mates to send me Testimonials and to add. . .