If Rizal were alive today, how would he tweet?

If Rizal were alive today, how would he tweet?
For Rizal's birthday, we played a little experiment. Here's how some netizens channeled their inner Rizal.

MANILA, Philippines – If Jose Rizal were alive today, would he have a Twitter account? And if he did, what would he tweet about? 

On Rizal’s 158th birth anniversary on Wednesday, June 19, Rappler held a Twitter conversation encouraging people to share what they thought Rizal would tweet if he were alive today. (READ: LOOK: Jose Rizal as Google Doodle for 158th birth anniversary)

As Rizal is known for his quote, “Ang kabataan ang pag-asa ng bayan (The youth is the hope of the nation),” Twitter user @WanderlustWeng touched on the insistence of 34-year-old Duterte Youth chairman Ronald Cardema to represent the youth sector. (READ: Too old to be youth official, Cardema now says he represents ‘professionals’)

Given the recent news of a Chinese vessel ramming a Philippine boat in the West Philippine Sea, the issues of foreign influence and territorial disputes also came up. (READ: TIMELINE: Sinking of Filipino boat in West PH Sea by Chinese ship)

Here are more creative tweets from netizens: 

Do you think Rizal would be a social media influencer? Rappler.com

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