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#WhatDid2019TeachYou: Netizens wrap up 2019 with lessons of hope

Dec 18, 2019 - 8:06 PM

Looking for a positive note to end 2019 with? Read how the rest of the internet is doing so, here.

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?

Piston, #TransportStrike trend on Twitter

Oct 16, 2017 - 1:35 PM

These are trending topics as transport group Piston holds its 3rd nationwide strike against the PUV modernization program

TRENDING: Cagayan calls for #SaferRoadsPH

Jun 08, 2017 - 3:05 PM

Road safety trends as Rappler hosts a forum in Cagayan Valley the region with the highest road crash density rate in the Philippines

Facebook aims for broad views in 'trending topics' tweak

May 25, 2017 - 1:53 PM

Facebook says Now when you click on a trending topic you ll see a carousel with stories from other publications about a given topic that you can swipe through

A NEW TRENDING SYSTEM. Facebook will roll this out across iOS, Android and Desktop soon. Images from Facebook blog post

Facebook tunes trending topics to better deliver news

Jan 27, 2017 - 3:24 PM

The items appearing on trending topics will be the same for everyone in a region as opposed to being personalized based on individual interests

FACEBOOK. Photo by Loic Venance/ AFP

#LabanLeni trends after Robredo decides to quit as housing czar

Dec 05, 2016 - 12:50 AM

Vice President Leni Robredo s supporters urge her to stay strong while her critics claim she was an incompetent HUDCC head

TRENDING: #RIPAmerica and #AmericaIsOverParty

Nov 09, 2016 - 8:00 PM

RIPAmerica Fear won Anger won Sexism won Racism won

Excited for the long break? 'Undas' trends a week early

Oct 24, 2016 - 2:25 PM

A 4 day weekend is ahead What are your plans?

#DutertePleaseAppointMe: Which gov't position do you want?

Aug 04, 2016 - 3:35 PM

Twitter users tell President Rodrigo Duterte why they should be part of his administration

Humor and agony: Best stories from #DiaryOfACommuter

May 16, 2016 - 4:40 PM

From enduring heavy traffic to struggling inside jampacked jeepneys Filipino commuters share their woes on Twitter

Code mismatch, Sixto Brillantes, Trending Topics | 6PM wRap

May 13, 2016 - 7:54 PM

Watch Rappler s 6PM newscast with Maria Ressa

Facebook to investigate Trending Topics issue after documents leak

May 13, 2016 - 12:25 PM

Zuckerberg says the company found no evidence supporting reports of Facebook contractors suppressing stories with conservative viewpoints

UNDER SCRUTINY. Facebook is accused of manipulating 'trending news' on its site. File photo by Luong Thai Linh/EPA

Path kembali normal, netizen curhat #KehidupanDiPath

Mar 04, 2016 - 3:37 PM

KehidupanDiPath sempat menjadi trending topic

Path menghadirkan pembaruan versi 5.0.

#TheLeaderIWant trends, supporters take advantage

Jan 21, 2016 - 3:16 PM

Fans of the Duterte Cayetano tandem are quick to make memes about their being the only ones present at the forum

Google’s 2015 most searched terms in Indonesia will surprise you

Dec 17, 2015 - 5:30 PM

The top searched terms shows the diversity of Indonesian interests from people to technology to gemstones

BATU AKIK. This gemstone is popular in Indonesia where it is believed to have magical powers. Photo from Instagram @aniyudhoyono

Salah ‘grammar’, #JokowiDontBack jadi trending topic

Oct 25, 2015 - 12:11 PM

Tagar JokowiDontBack jadi trending topic Yang benar seharusnya JokowiDontComeBack

Jokowi dan Ibu Negara Iriana melambaikan tangan sebelum bertolak ke Amerika Serikat di Bandara Halim Perdanakusuma, Sabtu, 24 Oktober 2015. Foto dari

#IStandWithAhmed: Obama, Zuckerberg support arrested teen

Sep 17, 2015 - 9:18 AM

Teachers thought the 14 year old boy s homemade clock was a bomb so they had him arrested

#BinayBwisitsUPLB: Students take to Twitter to criticize Binay

Sep 16, 2015 - 2:15 AM

UP Los Baños students roast VP Binay online after school visit

Trending: ‘I want SBY back’

Sep 09, 2015 - 6:20 PM

Do you want him back?

RINDU SBY. Presiden Joko Widodo berjabat tangan dengan mantan Presiden Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono di Jakarta, 8 Desember 2014. Edhie Baskoro Yudhoyono menyatakan banyak orang merindukan kepemimpinan SBY dalam perayaan HUT Partai Demokrat yang ke-14, 9 September 2014. Foto oleh Mast Irham/EPA

Over 2 billion views for #MMShakeDrill on Twitter

Jul 30, 2015 - 9:31 PM

The challenge is how the drill converts online awareness of the effects of a quake into actual preparedness in the event of a real disaster

#ThanksDave: Social media floods with David Letterman tributes

May 21, 2015 - 5:24 PM

The king of America’s late night television airs the last episode of the the Late Show with David Letterman Fans share their memories of his 3 decade career

#PrayForThePhilippines: 'We never know when it's gonna hit'

May 20, 2015 - 1:09 PM

As news of a possible earthquake due to the West Valley Fault goes viral so does PrayForThePhilippines

Doa Netizen untuk Farhat Abbas lewat #RIPFarhatAbbas

Mar 30, 2015 - 5:45 PM

Setelah RIPOlgaSyahputra tagar RIPFarhatAbbas menjadi trending topic Apakah Farhat sedang menumpang popularistas mendiang Olga?

Farhat Abbas di depan warung Haji Abbas, Ciawi, Bogor, Jawa Barat. Foto oleh akun twitter Farhat Abbas (@farhatabbaslaw)

'Congrats Gilas' tops worldwide trends after victory

Sep 04, 2014 - 11:13 PM

After a long awaited win Congrats Gilas became the top worldwide trending topic on Twitter

#ProudPinoy: Gilas game against Argentina takes over Twitter

Sep 02, 2014 - 2:42 AM

Shortly after the game 10 out of 10 World Cup related keywords trended nationwide; Filipinas and Alapag trended in Argentina

Rappler calls on Egypt to #FreeAJStaff

Jun 25, 2014 - 10:43 PM

Journalists post photos of themselves in support of their jailed colleagues using FreeAJStaff

TRENDING TOPIC: Goodbye Kris and #StayStrongEXO

May 17, 2014 - 12:45 AM

Fans express their support for EXO leader Kris in his battle against SM Entertainment

Facebook testing trending topics

Aug 08, 2013 - 9:34 PM

Facebook is reportedly testing Trending Topics among a small percentage of US users on the mobile version of its site

TRENDING TOPICS? Facebook is letting a small percentage of users test Trending Topics on the mobile version of Facebook's website. Screen shot from All Things D

What's your best #DyanNagsisimulaYan line?

Oct 17, 2012 - 10:29 PM

The boys of Boys Night Out are at it again This time it s DyanNagsisimulaYan

[VIRAL] Manny loses? #PacShet!

Jun 10, 2012 - 2:30 PM

Filipinos on Twitter expressed their frustration through a rather creative and uniquely Pinoy hashtag: PacShet