PREPARED BY GRAYZON L. GONZALES
• Independently discuss how ICT tools and platforms
have changed the way people communicate, and how
social change has been brought about by the use of
• Distinguish social power of social media from digital
citizenship and the Filipino people.
• Share the essence of valuing online platforms, online
safety including security, ethics and etiquette.
•is a process of supporting and enabling
people to: express their views and
concerns, access information and services,
defend and promote their rights and
•What advantages does the creation of social
media offer citizens of developing nations?
•Should international policymakers and
organizations concerned with economic
development and human rights embrace social
media as tools for achieving those ends? How
should social media fit into the broader context of
•Describes the unequal distribution of
information and communication
technology across nations, commonly
described as the “gap between
information haves and have nots”.
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EDSA (PEOPLE POWER
• A major protest that took place
along EDSA from February 22 to 25,
1986 involving 2 million Filipinos
from different sectors.
• Cardinal Sin encouraged the Filipinos
to help end the regime of the former
President Ferdinand Marcos through
Radyo Veritas which helped change
• EDSA Dos also known as 2001 EDSA Revolution happened during Jan
• It was fueled after 11 prosecutors of then President Joseph Estrada
walked out of the impeachment trial. As a result, the people in EDSA
SUPER TYPHOON YOLANDA
• Recent storms in the
Philippines gave birth to the
People Finder data base
powered by Google. During
typhoon Yolanda, the People
Finder was a vital tool for
people across the globe to
track the situation of their
relatives. This proved to be
successful and is now
adapted by more
•Is dubbed as the “world’s platform for change” where
anyone from online community can create a petition
and ask others to sign it.
•It gives access to more people by allowing the online
community to affix their digital signatures on a
IN THE PHILIPPINES
• The petition to have death row
convict Mary Jane Veloso released was
the fastest ever growing petition from
the Philippines with over 250,000
signatories from over 125 countries.
•Refers to the utilization of information
technology (IT) in order to engage in society,
politics, and government.
•K. Mossberger, et al. define digital citizens as
"those who use the Internet regularly and
• respect the rights of others to
participate and have an opinion
• ask before tagging other people
or posting photos
• report offensive or illegal content
• stand up and speak out about
cyberbullying — protect your
• don't respond to hurtful or nasty
comments — block and report
• speak to your parents or trusted
adult about upsetting online
• Report threats of violence to the
police (collect the evidence to
• learn how new skills will
help you explore the online
• recognize online risks and
how to manage them
• look out for suspicious
emails and scams
• use secure websites for
financial and retail services
• keep passwords secret,
strong and unique
• know how to report bullying
behaviour on social media
• choose privacy and security
settings carefully and check
• choose friends wisely online
—not everybody online is
who they claim to be,
regularly review your
connections and remove
• If you have made a mistake
apologize and take down
offensive material as soon as
• ask for permission before
uploading pictures of your
This is perhaps one of the most fundamental blocks to
being a digital citizen. However, due to socio economic
status, location, and other disabilities some individuals
may not have digital access. Digital access is available in
many remote countries via cyber cafés and small coffee
This is the ability for users to recognize that much of the
economy is regulated online. It also deals with the
understanding of the dangers and benefits of online
buying, using credit cards online, and so forth.
This element deals with understanding the variety of
online communication mediums such as email, instant
messaging, FB messenger, the variety of apps, and so
forth. There is a standard of etiquette associated with
This deals with the understanding of how to use various
digital devices. It is ability and knowledge needed to learn
and teach using technology tools
This is the expectation that various mediums require a
variety of etiquette. Certain mediums demand more
appropriate behavior and language than others
This is where enforcement occurs for illegal downloads,
plagiarizing, hacking, creating viruses, sending spams,
identity theft, cyberbullying, and so forth
This is the set of rights that digital citizens have such as
privacy, speech, and so forth.
Digital citizens must be aware of the physical stress
placed on their bodies by internet usage. They must be
aware to not become overly dependent on the internet
causing eye strain, headaches, stress problems, and so
This simply means that citizens must take measures to be
safe by practicing using difficult passwords, virus
protection, backing up data, and so forth.
• Step 1: Group yourselves into 5.
• Step 2: Choose a leader in the group
that will be assigned to discuss the
• Step 3: Discuss among yourselves
what current events / issues in the
Philippines were Social Media and
Digital Platform played a vital role in
the dissemination of the information.
Ex: Edsa Revolution, Typhoon
Step 4: List what type of Social
Media or Digital Platform was
used and how it was used.
Step 5: Write your group’s
answer in a one whole sheet of
paper along with your group
Identification: Write your answer on a ¼ size tablet paper.
_____________ 1. It is a process of supporting and enabling people to: express their
views and concerns, access information and services, defend and
promote their rights and responsibilities.
______________2. He encouraged the Filipinos to help end the regime of the former
President Ferdinand Marcos through Radyo Veritas which helped
change the course of history.
______________ 3. It refers to the utilization of information technology (IT) in order to
engage in society, politics, and government.
______________ 4. It is a principle of Digital Citizenship respect the rights of others to
participate and have an opinion.
______________ 5. It is an element Digital Citizenship which focus on the ability for
users to recognize that much of the economy is regulated online.
“Fake news is a type of yellow journalism or
propaganda that consists of deliberate misinformation
or hoaxes spread via traditional print and broadcast
news media or online social media.”
Research on current events or issue in the Philippines
on which have been the center of controversy and may
have been tagged as “Fake News”. Discuss why this
issues have been created to create false information
and what types of Social Media and Digital Platform
were used. Write your answer on a short bond paper to
be submitted next meeting.
Read about Developing an ICT Project for Social
References: Chapter 12 Empowerment technologies
/ Innovative Training Works, Inc. Rex Bookstore.,
Curriculum Guides, Google Sites, Youtube.