Google celebrates Pride Month with “Pride Conversations: Championing LGBTQ+ MSMEs”

MANILA, Philippines, June 2, 2021—This Pride and International MSME Month, Google will hold an online event “Pride Conversations: Championing LGBTQ+ MSMEs” to celebrate LGBTQ+ entrepreneurs. The campaign aims to help promote and digitize their businesses, and encourage constant support and allyship from the broader public. It will be streamed live on Google Philippines’ Facebook page and YouTube channel on June 9, 2021 at 3:00 …

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Google’s Well-being Day shares helpful mental and digital well-being tips

As the pandemic continues to take a toll on people’s mental and digital well-being, Google organized a Well-being Day to facilitate a helpful discussion led by Ronald Del Castillo, PsyD, MPH of DIWA Mental Health. Other speakers include Geia Lopez from Google, and YouTube creators Janina Vela, Lyqa Maravilla, and Madam Ely. You can rewatch the event on Google …

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Google to hold University Verification Workshops to help fight misinformation in the country

Google News Initiative (GNI) will be hosting free University Verification Workshops from May 24 to June 9, 2021 for students, journalists, and fact-checkers. Interested participants may register via this form. GNI is a Google program that aims to help journalism to thrive in the digital age by strengthening and elevating quality journalism, and empowering news organizations …

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Go Digital ASEAN: Free Digital Skills Training Now Open to 25,000 Filipinos through The Asia Foundation with Support from Google.org

Manila, Philippines – Aiming to close the digital gap for 200,000 micro, small and medium business owners in Southeast Asia, The Asia Foundation, Pailig Development Foundation, Clevergrit Web Services, and Yoveo Digital, with support from Google.org, Google’s philanthropic arm, have teamed up to provide digital literacy training through the Go Digital ASEAN regional initiative. In the Philippines, …

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YouTube Works launches in the Philippines

MANILA, Philippines—YouTube Works, in partnership with Kantar, has launched in the Philippines to award and celebrate the most creative and effective content, campaigns, and channels on YouTube for 2020. The deadline for submission of application has been extended until April 20, 2021.   “We have seen how incredible digital content can drive equally powerful results. And …

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Google, Dingdong Dantes and other personalities unite for internet safety

MANILA, PHILIPPINES, February 2021--Google launches a collection of spoken word poetry and animated videos on its local YouTube channel to teach digital responsibility and help Filipinos be better stewards of the internet. The content is developed by the youth volunteers of Teach Peace Build Peace Movement (TPBPM), an NGO which aims to build peace online …

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Google holds digital safety tips webinar to help Filipinos stay safer online

MANILA, PHILIPPINES, February 2021--Google continues to deepen its mission to help build a safer and more peaceful internet for Filipinos nationwide with a free webinar on internet safety and responsible digital citizenship. This online discussion will be streamed live on Google’s local YouTube and Facebook pages on February 11, 2021 at 4:00 PM.  Sharing his …

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Google’s travel recovery itinerary: How Philippine travel marketers can bounce back from the pandemic

Many Filipinos had to hit pause on travel plans for this year, greatly impacting the tourism industry here and abroad. Now that COVID-19 restrictions are easing up and borders are opening, people are becoming more hopeful for the future and slowly reviving their wanderlust wishlists. However, with the high regard for health and safety, international …

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Google Philippines Celebrates Dolphy’s 92nd Birthday with Doodle

MANILA, Philippines, July 25, 2020 -- Today, Google Philippines celebrates the 92nd birthday of the comedian, actor, producer, and philanthropist Rodolfo ‘Dolphy’ Quizon with a doodle. This illustrates the country’s King of Comedy whose charm and humor warmed hearts and made him a household name among millions of Filipinos.  Born on this day in 1928 …

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