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DSWD opens new Twitter account to coordinate disaster relief after hacking attack

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Don’t be the Grinch who stole Christmas. Thus said the Department of Social Welfare and Development as it appealed to Internet hackers to spare its Twitter account from malicious mischief as it opened a new one to coordinate relief efforts for victims of typhoon Pablo following the hacking of its old account.

Posted: December 24th, 2012 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories,Social Media | Read More »

Soliman: Filipinos quickly responded via Facebook, YouTube, Twitter

Social Welfare Secretary Dinky Soliman. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Once again, Filipinos proved the power of social media when some 3,000 of them quickly heeded the call to pack relief goods for evacuees displaced by last week’s massive flooding.

Posted: August 14th, 2012 in Latest Technology Stories,Social Media | Read More »

Social media major tool in disaster response

Japan's earthquake  AP FILE PHOTO

Backed by an array of “citizen journalists,” social media have become critical tools in coping with natural disasters, particularly in disaster-prone countries like the Philippines, according to experts from the United States and Japan.

Posted: June 15th, 2012 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories,Social Media | Read More »

House body passes consolidated bill defining, punishing cyber-crimes

REGULATING THE NET. Cyber-crime Prevention Act of 2011 includes penalizing cyberstalking and defamation over social media. AP Photo/Chiang Ying-ying

The House committee on information and communications approved on Monday a consolidated bill defining cyber-crimes and providing safeguards and penalties to protect the integrity and confidentiality of subscribers’ information.

Posted: May 31st, 2011 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Infotech,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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