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Social media page blunders and how we can avoid it from happening again

Every so often, a Facebook page admin of a brand will make that mistake of accidentally commenting using the login credentials of their official account with the sentiments of a personal profile. As the former social media head of the Manila Bulletin many years ago, we took steps to ensure that things like this do not happen — but they do. In my time, I’ve had my fair share of blunders (luckily nothing controversial — like when someone posted about a waxing salon so readers actually thought it was a branded execution!). 

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Observations from my first NFT event organized by BitPinas

I remember my very first “Web 2.0” event back in, *checks notes*, the hazy days of 2006. I had just left my full time editorial job at Hinge-Inquirer publications (a proud genesis employee!) and was transitioning to full time work doing blog network management and writing for b5Media and Know More Media.

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BOOMER GEN – MANILA BULLETIN

I found an old piece my late father wrote for Art Samaniego of Manila Bulletin. Reposting it here for posterity’s sake

UTTERLY USELESS GADGETS II

BOOMER GEN – MANILA BULLETIN

By Jose Ma J Fernandez

Last week, we came up with a couple of seemingly useful but also useless – for most people – gadgets. Of course, we must credit our neighbors, the industrious Japanese, for always managing to come up with these crazy nice ideas and items that we await with bated breath each year. One blogsite I bumped into (Hubpages) has a list of some ten utterly useless travel gadgets. I had a big laugh as I went through the list of these items, and felt that I should at least share some of these with you. Especially since the others writing for this section are true techies who owe their allegiance to the Empire of the Geeks. Call me the non-geek, the absolute non-techie in this page. Which makes me wonder why the editors give me a rather long leash!

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Digressions

Best Places to Meet and Date Girls in Sydney

Dating is a beautiful thing whether it is serious or casual. The latter is common, and some dates only last for a short time, for instance, a date with an escort. Regardless, it should be fun and beneficial to both parties. If you are looking for the best places to meet and date beautiful girls in Sydney, then look no more. This article will share the best options you have whether you are a visitor in this city or a native.

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Space Saving Tips for Your Home

Are you running out of space in your home? Typically, while small houses are known to run out of room faster than bigger ones, all types of houses can run out of space as the usage of the available space increases.