Twitter is no stranger to political action. It is the choice social media platform of the political chattering class in most liberal democratic countries. It’s where we see the most sympathy for progressive messages and personalities, and where calling out, or “canceling,” problematic people became the norm.
We answer: How was the absent candidate made present? How did a candidate come from behind to headline the debate? But more importantly, what do these mean about where the online Filipino public stands?
On January 12, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) announced a “no vax, no ride” policy in Metro Manila, mandating that only fully vaccinated individuals could ride public transportation while the region remains in Alert Level 3 or higher.
When it comes to managing events, it seems that game studio miHoYo has been as unlucky as one of their popular characters, Bennett. Sure, they might not be getting trapped in dungeons or falling off cliffs like the young lad but they both share a thing in common — everywhere they seem to go, disaster seems to follow.
On August 4, 2020, two rogue ostriches were seen running in a subdivision in Quezon City. It is likely that you already know their story. This report contains the story of their stories — where the ostrich stories spread, and how people talked about these runaway birds online.