Get-Togethers Made Easy With Facebook

Filipinos love get-togethers and reconnecting with friends and loved ones through great food, story exchanges, fun activities, and even a bit (or a lot) of karaoke. While we’ve seen many of these play out on Facebook through pictures and videos shared by family and friends, it’s also Facebook that has made connecting with loved ones…

ABS-CBN News Works With Facebook On Live Social Media Updates For “Halalan 2016”

ABS-CBN, the Philippines’ leading media and entertainment company, and Facebook will see the culmination of months of working together May 9, as Facebook provides live social media updates for “Halalan 2016”, ABS-CBN News’ marathon coverage. The effort is part of ABS-CBN News’ objective to ensure Filipinos all over the world are not just informed, but…

Meeting Mark Zuckerberg and My Facebook Friends Day Experience

Last January 31, 2016, Fellow Filipino Abby Asistio flew to San Francisco and had the wonderful opportunity of being chosen as one of the eighteen invited by Facebook on their 12th Anniversary Friends Day celebration with California-based Alopecia awareness advocate, Rachel Regal. Alopecia is an autoimmune condition which results in partial or total head and…

Facebook Instant Articles Rolls Out in The Philippines

Facebook announced the beta launch of Instant Articles in the Philippines. As more people get their news on mobile devices, we want to make the experience faster and richer on Facebook. Currently, the average news story takes an average of eight seconds to load, by far the slowest single content type on Facebook. Instant Articles…

Facebook’s Internet.org App Debuts in Southeast Asia with Smart’s Talk ‘N Text

To help bring the mobile Internet to all Filipinos, wireless services leader Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) through its value brand Talk ‘N Text, has partnered with Facebook to introduce the Internet.org app, offering a set of basic mobile internet services – including useful education, news, health, messaging and communication – without  data charges. For its…

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg: Philippines a Successful Test Bed for Internet.org Initiative with Globe Telecom Partnership

Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg keynotes this year’s Mobile World Congress with the theme “Creating What’s Next”. Zuckerberg is joined by renowned technology journalist David Kirkpatrick, author of “The Facebook Effect: The Inside Story of the Company that is Connecting the World”. In his speech, Zuckerberg’s shared his vision of a connected world through…

Nokia Top 5 Mobile Apps Picks

This is just a short review of mobile applications that Nokia Philippines wanted me to review. From the list they have sent me, here are my personal top picks (ranked 1-5, with 1 being the highest):   1. Facebook (Facebook, Inc.) – Who doesn’t have Facebook? Even my parents and my 2-year-old niece have a…