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10 civic actions in 2017 that can move PH in 2018

Jan 08, 2018 - 5:40 PM

MovePH, Rappler’s civic engagement arm, hopes that the social impact of these efforts it initiated or supported in 2017 will fuel sustained action that will transform courage into action in 2018

Angkas bikers crowdsource donations for passenger's medical bills

Aug 10, 2017 - 4:40 PM

Bikers from the ride hailing service Angkas raise at least P25 000 for the Angkas passenger who ended up in a coma after a road crash

DepEd, Ateneo, MovePH agree to use Agos for disaster preparedness

May 18, 2017 - 7:09 AM

The partnership enables the education agency to harness social media and technology in managing disaster information using Agos powered by eBayanihan

PARTNERSHIP FOR DRR. MovePH Executive Director Rupert Ambil and Usec Annalyn Sevilla conduct a ceremonial signing of an MOA between DepEd, Rappler, and Ateneo on disaster preparedness. Photo by Jaen Manegdeg/Rappler

#InspireCourage: What does courage mean to you?

Nov 02, 2016 - 4:03 PM

What have you learned about yourself from taking on intimidating challenges?

Red alert for habagat: DSWD activates Virtual Operations Center

Aug 14, 2016 - 10:30 PM

Information is power and we want this power to be used by Filipinos so they themselves can find means to prepare for calamities and help themselves immediately when calamities strike says DSWD Secretary Judy Taguiwalo

Why bother to fact-check the Duterte list?

Aug 14, 2016 - 5:39 PM

Fact checking is at the core of journalism while crowdsourcing is a way to empower citizen journalists

Pacquiao invests in Singaporean mobile game company

Jun 06, 2016 - 2:59 PM

The newly elected senator takes a small stake in Gtoken a platform that publishes crowdsourced mobile games which is now valued at 60 million

Comelec partners with Facebook for voters’ engagement

Jan 28, 2016 - 5:13 PM

The Comelec Facebook partnership focuses on 3 things: engagement encouraging people to vote on election day and gathering insights from conversations

VOTERS' ENGAGEMENT. Comelec teams up with Facebook to encourage more Filipinos to participate in the May elections.

Comelec, Twitter team up for first PH #TwitterElection

Jan 26, 2016 - 4:22 PM

Twitter will share real time data visualizations and analytics with the Comelec and its partners

#LabanPilipinas: A collection of Gilas Pilipinas fan art

Oct 21, 2015 - 3:10 PM

We asked readers to send in artworks featuring Gilas Pilipinas and here are some of the top picks

Netizens support #WhangOd, share tattoo photos

Oct 02, 2015 - 3:24 PM

Do you have a tattoo made by Whang Od? Snap a photo and share it on social media

Google PH crowdsources lyrics to build homes for abused OFWs

Aug 05, 2015 - 7:00 PM

Missing the Philippines? Tell it through a song and help raise funds for halfway homes for maltreated Filipino migrant workers

#MMShakeDrill images that looked real

Jul 31, 2015 - 5:42 PM

Check out the realistic portrayals of the drill as captured by photographers who volunteered to cover the biggest earthquake preparedness exercise held in Metro Manila

Marikina rescuers rapell down a bridge in Marikina while the coastguard and a team of rescuers wait along the Marikina River during the #MMShakeDrill on July 30, 2015. Photo by Pat Nabong/Rappler Photo by Pat Nabong/Rappler

Tell us the 'Story of the Nation' through photos, videos, posters

Jul 21, 2015 - 3:35 PM

Join the campaign and help illustrate the story of everyday Filipinos through various creative expressions

Rappler and UNDP to work together for 'social good'

Jul 19, 2015 - 3:10 PM

Rappler and the United Nations Development Programme UNDP agree to work together on a series of initiatives that will fuse innovation social media and technology for development

COOPERATION. UNDP Country Director Titon Mitra and Rappler CEO Maria Ressa sign a memorandum of understanding (MOU) that aims to increase social civic engagement for development. All photos by Frances Saycon/Rappler

#WatchMayPac: Viewing parties outside PH

Apr 29, 2015 - 9:40 PM

Are you a Filipino living abroad? Are you going to a Pacquiao party in your neighborhood? Let us know

Crowd payment innovations: Expanding possibilities on future of work

Mar 27, 2015 - 10:39 AM

Businesses are truly entering the digital economy not just by digitizing their processes but also by really turning their design upside down

2015 Crowdsourcing Week Global in Singapore: Register now!

Mar 20, 2015 - 8:57 AM

The 3rd annual Crowdsourcing Week Global CSW Global 2015 is coming to Singapore this April 20 24 2015 Register now

Is crowdfunding the future of businesses in PH?

Mar 18, 2015 - 6:51 PM

Social media made crowdfunding successful for business startups in other countries What solutions can it offer startups and social enterprises in the Philippines?

Senator Bam Aquino discusses how crowdsourcing can be used to empower small businesses during the 1st Philippine Crowdsourcing Week. Photo by David Lozada/ Rappler

Central Luzon: Preparing for disasters while the sun is up

Mar 05, 2015 - 7:17 PM

Is your LGU preparing for disasters even before they strike? Share your stories and help save lives

#RepostEDSA: Is 'People Power' dead?

Feb 23, 2015 - 7:48 PM

On the 29th anniversary of the uprising that toppled a dictator join the MovePH conversations on social media Tell us your EDSA story

First crowdfunding conference in PH

Feb 13, 2015 - 4:15 PM

An increasing number of entrepreneurs and investors are finding this new approach to be more appealing for small businesses

What's the 2014 Story of the Nation?

Dec 17, 2014 - 9:18 AM

A picture can tell many stories In one photo show us how a particular issue affected you in 2014 Help us put together the StoryOfTheNation

Rappler teams up with Standby Task Force for Project Agos

Dec 09, 2014 - 5:05 PM

Online volunteers from all over the world help crowdsource information on typhoon damage and other critical needs

#Hagupit: Help map critical reports

Dec 03, 2014 - 8:53 PM

Help save lives Use the Project Agos Alert Map to find and map latest disaster reports

Journalism's new power lies in technology

Nov 30, 2014 - 8:00 AM

We re living through a time of creative destruction and it will get worse if you hold on to the past There is a bright side

#AfterYolanda: What is the story of the nation?

Nov 07, 2014 - 11:32 AM

Let s highlight stories of resilience hope and the heroic deeds of those who survived the storm and helped people get back on their feet

Saverin's 3 thoughts on innovation since Facebook

Oct 29, 2014 - 11:20 PM

Facebook co founder Eduardo Saverin says people are more involved in and affected by innovations today forcing industries to innovate as well

CHANGES. Facebook's Eduardo Saverin talks about how innovation has changed since the social network was conceived. Photo from Forbes

Project Agos: Pregnant woman, HIV patient rescued

Sep 24, 2014 - 8:55 PM

Using Rappler s disaster information system netizens help send rescuers to a trapped family a woman in labor and an HIV patient on an emergency during Tropical Storm Mario Fung Wong

#MarioPH: Help map critical reports

Sep 18, 2014 - 11:08 PM

Tropical Storm Mario maintains strength 4 areas under Signal No 2 on Thursday September 18 Use this Project Agos Alert Map to find and map latest disaster reports

PH+SocialGood: Good journalism, and the power of the crowd

Sep 16, 2014 - 1:09 PM

Journalists have a role in helping educate society helping them become discerning consumers

THE POWER OF THE CROWD. Kelli Arena and Maria Ressa talks about crowdsourcing and the evolution of journalism at the PH+SocialGood Manila summit. Photo by Rappler

#LuisPH: Help map critical reports

Sep 13, 2014 - 8:55 AM

Tropical Storm Luis Kalmaegi maintains its strength as it threatens Luzon Use this Project Agos Alert Map to find and map the latest reports at the top of this page

MTSAT ENHANCED IR satellite image, 5 am, September 13. Image courtesy of PAGASA

#FloritaPH: Help map critical reports

Jul 07, 2014 - 4:00 AM

Typhoon Neoguri threatens to bring rain across Western Visayas and Southern Luzon Use this Project Agos Alert Map to find and map the latest reports

What crazy things would you make if you had your own lab?

Apr 23, 2014 - 7:49 PM

It s World Laboratory Day Netizens share their lab fantasies – from a capsule that will sustain meals the whole day to a drug for elected officials to grow bigger brains

2014 Crowdsourcing Week Global in Singapore: Register now!

Mar 28, 2014 - 5:43 PM

Remain at the forefront in the evolving digital landscape at the Crowdsourcing Week Global 2014 in Singapore from 7 to 11 April

China spots floating objects in Malaysia jet hunt

Mar 13, 2014 - 10:40 AM

2ND UPDATE China says on Wednesday March 12 that a Chinese satellite had seen the objects in a suspected crash sea area in the South China Sea on March 9

SATELLITE IMAGES. One of 3 images released by the State Administration of Science, Technology and Industry for National Defense (SASTIND) of the People's Republic of China on 13 March 2014 and taken on 09 March, show what it says are three large floating objects in an area where missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 vanished from radar on 08 March. Image from SASTIND.GOV.CN/EPA

DigitalGlobe crowdsources search for missing Malaysian jet

Mar 12, 2014 - 1:28 PM

DigitalGlobe will let users crowdsource satellite images to help find the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370

STILL MISSING. Malaysia Airlines flight MH-370 remains missing after contact with air traffic authorities on March 8. Background photo from AFP

Southern Leyte invests in disaster education to save lives

Mar 08, 2014 - 9:47 PM

Rappler introduces Project Agos to a province where the local government will integrate Disaster Risk Reduction and Management in school curricula

PH Technopreneurship Summit: Working for success

Feb 20, 2014 - 3:59 PM

How do you turn a dream of a strong business into a reality? Three technopreneurs share their thoughts

TECHNOPRENEUR SUMMIT. Manny Pangilinan and Dado Banatao field questions from the audience as Maria Ressa moderates.

#TalkThursday: Crowdsourcing for change

Feb 06, 2014 - 4:35 PM

How does technology alter the way crowdsourcing works? Rappler talks to Epirot Ludvik Nekaj founder and CEO of Crowdsourcing Week

Register for Crowdsourcing Week Global 2014 with Bitcoins

Jan 15, 2014 - 10:45 AM

Crowdsourcing Week is the first global scale conference to accept Bitcoins

File photo by Rappler

#YolandaPH: Help map critical reports for Project Agos

Nov 08, 2013 - 12:51 PM

Volunteer mappers are needed to keep track of critical information on Typhoon Yolanda

Bohol quake: Where were you when it happened?

Oct 15, 2013 - 9:04 AM

Help crowdsource where the earthquake was felt and the damage it caused

BuzzFeed goes global in French, Spanish, Portuguese

Oct 14, 2013 - 11:33 PM

BuzzFeed teams up with Duolingo for crowdsourced translated content

CROWDSOURCED. BuzzFeed and Duolingo join forces to provide translated content. Owl image from

#ThinkPH: Solving 'wicked problems' using the Internet

Aug 23, 2013 - 2:12 PM

Internet driven technology enables us to solve problems from the bottom up

WICKED PROBLEMS. Internet-enabled technology can help us tackle problems like poverty, corruption and climate change. Photo by Leanne Jazul/Rappler

Crowdsourcing a bill: Will it work?

Aug 09, 2013 - 10:44 AM

The Crowdsourcing Act will give people more access to laws which then enables them to become more responsive to society s needs and aspirations

THE GUINGONA PROJECT. Senator Teofisto "TG" Guingona III formally launched on Wednesday the virtual platform to crowdsource his own Philippine Crowdsourcing Act. Public comments are open until noon of August 21, 2013. Photo by Joseph Vidal/PRIB

PH Crowdsourcing bill to be crowdsourced

Aug 05, 2013 - 4:01 PM

Sen Teofisto Guingona III will open up the Crowdsourcing Act of 2013 for crowdsourcing from August 7 to 21

THE GUINGONA PROJECT. The Crowdsourcing Act of 2013 will be open for crowdsourcing starting August 7. Screen shot from The Guingona Project

'No anonymous posts in crowdsourcing laws'

Jul 09, 2013 - 7:13 PM

Sen TG Guingona says he prefers that netizens not be allowed to post anonymously when commenting on bills online

FOR ACCOUNTABILITY. Sen TG Guingona says he prefers that netizens not be allowed to post anonymously when commenting on bills posted online. File photo from Guingona's Facebook page

Soon in PH: crowdsourced laws?

Jul 04, 2013 - 11:55 AM

Sen TG Guingona refiles his crowdsourcing bill allowing netizens to participate in the lawmaking process

Google close to Waze acquisition

Jun 10, 2013 - 12:56 PM

While no deal has been finalized Google is potentially offering US 1 3 billion for Waze

GOOGLE GETTING WAZE? Google looks to be ready to acquire Waze for a hefty sum. Screen shot from Waze blog