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Facebook abuzz with rescue of 2 UP mountaineers

Facebook account of Albay Gov. Joey Salceda (screen grab)

The Facebook was abuzz with the rescue of two University of the Philippines mountaineers on afternoon Sunday as the provincial disaster risk reduction management council and the Red Cross in Albay scampered to bring them down from the peak of Mt. Mayon before darkness set in.

Posted: December 30th, 2012 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories,Social Media | Read More »

Twitter hits new high with Everest ‘tweet’

SAN FRANCISCO—A renowned British climber has taken Twitter to a new high, firing off the first “tweet” from the peak of world’s tallest mountain. Kenton Cool used the terse text message to plug a slick new Galaxy S II smartphone made by Samsung, the South Korean consumer electronics giant that backed his ninth ascent to [...]

Posted: May 8th, 2011 in Infotech,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

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