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[OPINYON] Pinoy love in the time of hashtag

Oct 18, 2019 - 6:00 PM

Paano tuluyang lumimot kung marami kayong mutual friends sa Facebook? Lalo kung ang nakaraang gusto mong ibaon sa digital Hades ay isang terrabyte ang kabuuang sukat ng mga larawan, kanta, laro, video na pinagsaluhan?

Maymay Entrata, Edward Barber among the most-talked on Twitter in 2018

Dec 06, 2018 - 7:30 AM

Which trending topics and Pinoy celebs dominated the Philippine Twitterverse this year?

Twitter rally vs rising prices: #HirapMagmahal, #PresyoIbaba trend

Oct 19, 2018 - 10:14 AM

Netizens blast yet another increase in the price of basic services

Jameson Blake on free graphics controversy: No intention of 'downgrading' anyone

Aug 09, 2018 - 9:37 AM

The Hashtags member admits he shut himself out from social media after the incident

The internet delivered when Jameson Blake asked for free graphic design services

Jul 05, 2018 - 10:54 PM

The Hashtags member has a lot of options to choose from

JAMESON BLAKE. The Hashtags member goes viral for a now-deleted tweet offering a shout out in exchange for design services. File photo by Precious del Valle/Rappler

BTS fans attempt to beat record for most used Twitter hashtag in 24 hours

May 19, 2018 - 12:40 PM

AlDub still holds the world record for the category

Jameson Blake, Jon Lucas on Franco Hernandez's death: We miss him

Dec 11, 2017 - 7:55 PM

The two Hashtag members, who star in 'Haunted Forest' share how the group is coping with the death of Franco

WATCH: Franco Hernandez's girlfriend shares their last video together

Nov 12, 2017 - 3:35 PM

Janica Floresca shares the last video that she and Franco took before he drowned

Hashtags member Franco Hernandez dies in drowning incident

Nov 11, 2017 - 10:29 PM

(UPDATED) Franco Hernandez dies in a drowning accident in North Lamidan, Davao Occidental

The Philippines’ top 10 Twitter hashtags in the last 10 years

Aug 23, 2017 - 6:00 PM

From love teams to current events these are the hashtags that connected Filipinos online in the past decade

#HappyBirthday! This was the first hashtag tweeted 10 years ago

Aug 23, 2017 - 2:00 PM

The first hashtag was used by Chris Messina who suggested the use of the pound sign to categorize tweets

TWEET TWEET. The hashtag was invented on the social media platform 10 years ago. Photo from Twitter.com

PH Twitter hashtags that trended in 2016

Dec 02, 2016 - 2:30 PM

From TheLeaderIWant to DutertePleaseAppointMe here are some of the Philippine hashtags that trended on Twitter this year

WATCH: Celebs take on 'Pak! Ganern' challenge

Aug 24, 2016 - 9:55 PM

Check out Bianca Umali the Hashtags Jason Dy and more try out the hilarious Pak Ganern challenge

PAK GANERN! KZ Tandingan, Robi Domingo, and Bianca Umali take on the 'Pak Ganern' challenge. Screengrabs from Instagram/kztandingan/iamrobidomingo/bianx_umali

These funny #MayPasok tweets wash away some of the gloom

Aug 16, 2016 - 11:27 AM

Some netizens also express disappointment over the resumption of classes

SWIM HARD. A humorous image pokes fun at the challenges Filipinos face when the rains come. Image from Twitter account @jdangssx

First two 'PBB' season 7 housemates revealed

Jul 02, 2016 - 10:34 PM

McCoy De Leon and Nikko Natividad from the boyband Hashtags are the first two housemates in Pinoy Big Brother season 7

NIKKO AND MCCOY. The first two housemates in 'PBB Lucky 7' are revealed to be Nikko Natividad and McCoy de Leon from Hashtags. Screengrab from Instagram/pbbabscbntv

#RP69FanFic: Twitter gets raunchy after PH elections

May 11, 2016 - 1:38 PM

When it comes to 140 character sexual innuendos even the Philippine elections isn t spared

7 hashtags that inspired Filipinos in 2015

Dec 27, 2015 - 11:45 AM

Nowadays hashtag presence is a must for advocacies and campaigns

5 most heartbreaking hashtags of 2015

Dec 22, 2015 - 9:00 AM

Which hashtags brought out the most hugot this year?

Menorca rescued, Pastor murder case, ISIS on Twitter | 6PM wRap

Oct 23, 2015 - 7:05 PM

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Twitter-terror: How ISIS is using hashtags for propaganda

Oct 22, 2015 - 11:28 PM

Hashtags have become the extremists’ choice for propaganda, says a study by the world's first counter-extremism think tank

ABS-CBN News apologizes to UPLB for inaccurate report

Sep 19, 2015 - 10:47 PM

The public apology comes hours after the UPLB University Student Council posted an open letter to the news network

Isabelle Daza apologized over Siquijor hashtag – vice governor

Jun 18, 2015 - 1:50 AM

Siquijor Vice Governor Dingdong Avanzado posts an update about the hashtag issue on Instagram

#RescueMarch: What is it all about?

Apr 26, 2015 - 2:25 PM

On Sunday RescueMarch trended online Find out what it is all about

#BeenRapedNeverReported: Rape victims speak up online

Nov 08, 2014 - 11:00 AM

Rape victims find a safe confessional on social media

Snap! #Hajjselfie gains popularity, sparks controversy

Oct 05, 2014 - 9:17 PM

The increasingly popular phenomenon sparks controversy among more conservative Muslims

#BracketAKaNa: UP students rage over STS

Jul 01, 2014 - 7:43 AM

BracketAKaNa trended worldwide on Monday June 30 Here s why

Facebook and Twitter launch World Cup hubs

Jun 12, 2014 - 12:22 AM

Never miss anything about the World Cup by following updates on Facebook and Twitter

The craziest suggestions from #ParaHindiMabored

Apr 12, 2014 - 1:27 PM

Bored? Let the Twitterverse help you out with that

#AyokoSaTaong: Revealing Pinoys' pet peeves

Mar 29, 2014 - 11:54 PM

What characteristics in people annoy Filipinos the most?

Top 10 Facebook moments of 2013

Dec 22, 2013 - 3:50 PM

Those moments that pushed the platform beyond mere ‘liking’

WebHits: Hashtag overload

Sep 27, 2013 - 8:00 AM

Jimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake take social media speak to the offline world

Do you speak #hashtag?

Sep 25, 2013 - 10:18 PM

Justin Timberlake and Jimmy Fallon make fun of people who speak hashtag

Facebook adds Twitter-style hashtags for topics

Jun 13, 2013 - 3:51 AM

Facebook adds Twitter style hashtags to help the more than one billion members of the social network tune into topics of interest at the leading social network

NEW FEATURE. Facebook adds another Twitter-like feature. File photo by AFP

Hashtag symbolizes end of an era for Newsweek

Dec 25, 2012 - 6:03 AM

The final Newsweek magazine hit newsstands featuring an ironic hashtag as a symbol of its Twitter era transition to an all digital format

GOING DIGITAL. Newsweek makes the final transition to digital media after almost 80 years. Screenshot from Facebook page

Social Media wRap: Baby Hashtag, good deeds, and trolls

Dec 01, 2012 - 3:23 PM

Amid all the crazy things that happened on social media this week we found a couple of stories that could inspire you to do something good

Can social media win you an election?

Oct 25, 2012 - 7:59 PM

Social media campaigning is key to the upcoming US presidential election

AFP file photo from one of the presidential debates

'May nakatira na sa Mars, #CJPaSiSereno'

Aug 24, 2012 - 8:43 PM

Twitter users poke fun at the appointment of Ma Lourdes Sereno as Chief Justice with a fill in the blanks hashtag

Chief Justice Ma. Lourdes Sereno

Unified hashtag #walangpasok launched

Aug 15, 2012 - 4:50 PM

The hashtag walangpasok will be used by government and media organizations to make it easier for users to track class and work suspension announcements

Twitter Fun in the Philippines

Jan 06, 2012 - 10:35 AM

Even before the campaign s launch today the words Philippines and fun were seen frequently together on Twitter