Ombudsman disowns Twitter, Facebook accountsBy Dona Z. Pazzibugan
Philippine Daily Inquirer
MANILA, Philippines—The Office of the Ombudsman denied Friday that it has an account in the popular social networking sites Twitter and Facebook.
The account of a certain “Ombudsman Morales,” @OmbudsmanPh, bearing a picture of Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales appeared in Twitter a few days ago.
The account has been actively posting tweets and replies to Twitter users. It has attracted 84 “followers” as of Friday.
As of 2:20 p.m. Friday, the account had sent 163 tweets.
“Thank You for The Trust and Support with the Office of The Ombudsman in Unrelenting pursuit of Good Governance #ManindiganKontraKatiwalia,” says one of the messages.
But the Ombudsman’s public information office said it does not have yet an official Facebook or Twitter account.
Recent Stories:Tanchanco, former NFA head; 83 6 mins elapsed Asia seeks Obama’s assurance in territorial spats 37 mins elapsed Pope seeks to bring faith to ‘ends of the Earth’ 55 mins elapsed Meteor shower to light up PH skies 1 hour elapsed Positive in UAE, returning Filipino nurse tests negative 2 hours elapsed Senator Pimentel backs German think tank’s stand vs dynasties 2 hours elapsed Bar proctor suspended for photographing test papers 2 hours elapsed More gov’t spending seen 2 hours elapsed