Daily Archives: March 13, 2012

YouTube enables people to draw attention to causes close to their heart

As a visual medium, videos are a powerful way for people to reach other people — not sure for entertainment, but to call attention to important causes. And combined with the power of the internet, the impact can be still more powerful. YouTube, for example, has 800 million unique visitors a month, or roughly 12 percent of the world’s population online — not just waiting to be entertained, but also informed and inspired.

The Philippines is no stranger to social initiatives effected through YouTube. One recent outreach was the effort of seven-year-old Bronte Henfling, daughter of Skip Henfling, who was part of the ‘Borne Legacy’ film crew. During their stay in the Philippines, Bronte witnessed the devastation wreaked on Cagayan de Oro and Iligan by the tropical storm Sendong. This led the seven-year-old to appeal for toys for the affected children in Mindanao over YouTube. The clip, entitled ‘Bronte and Frank’s Typhoon Toy Drive’, raised 2,000 stuffed toys from California and Australia, to help comfort the children of Mindanao.
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‘No limits’ job hunting with Tattoo-JobStreet special edition broadband stick

Globe Sales Strategy, Development and Operations Head John Rubio, Marketing Director Yoda Buyco, and Globe Banks and Online Channels Head Pilut Montes display the limited edition Tattoo-JobStreet prepaid stick

Tattoo teams up with JobStreet to launch a powered-up, ‘no limits’ job hunting experience toward your dream career through the limited edition Tattoo-JobStreet prepaid kit.

As a special treat to graduating college students, the two industry leaders joined forces to launch the limited edition Tattoo-JobStreet prepaid kit that allows jobhunters to access the JobStreet website and search for their dream job even if they have zero-prepaid balance. The prepaid kit is exclusively available at the Globe Online Shop.
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Nokia sweeps top awards at GSMA Mobile World Congress 2012

Nokia proves once more that it remains a global leader in mobile communications with prestigious awards won at the recent GSMA Mobile World Congress 2012 held at Fira Montjuïc, in Barcelona, Spain.

The GSMA Mobile World Congress is the world’s largest annual trade show in the mobile industry that brings together industry leaders, key players, mobile operators, device manufacturers, technology providers, vendors and content owners worldwide to showcase the latest in mobile technology through exhibitions and conferences provide a venue for participants to collaborate and network to strengthen and explore high-growth opportunities in the mobile phone business.
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