#NoToCybercrimeLaw protest goes viral

Netizens protest the cybercrime law the way they know best -- online

Rappler.com
Published 5:49 PM, October 02, 2012
Updated 4:32 PM, October 03, 2012

MANILA, Philippines - What better venue to oppose the cybercrime law than on social media?

Netizens took their protest not just to the streets but on Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr and various social media platforms. There have been quite a number of gimmicks on Facebook alone. From setting profile pictures into simple black images, creating new Facebook covers in protest of the Cybercrime law, to comments blacked out and labelled with "Comment Blocked. R.A. 10175."

Some of these have made their way to the comments sections of various sites.

Screenshot from the Rappler comments section.

Screenshot from the Rappler comments section.

On Twitter, hashtags such as #NotoCybercrimeLaw, #BlackTuesday, and #FreedomofSpeech have trended with #NotoCybercrimeLaw landing a spot in Worldwide trends.

#NoToCyberCrimeLaw trends on Twitter.

#NoToCyberCrimeLaw trends on Twitter.

We've compiled some of memes and gimmicks here:

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