10 months Trusting tech during elections MB |Tech
The Philippine Midterm elections is fast approaching this May, and the campaign is revving up real fast. I don’t watch local TV channels, nor read major newspapers, except for Manila Bulletin, of course, so I do not know how the campaigns are turning out — whether it is becoming mudslinging, or still remains to be decent. However, I am anticipating the mudslinging to come during the last stretch of the campaign. Using technology to create campaign materials for online distribution ramped up during the last presidential elections. At the same time, technology has been abused to create disinformation to destroy opponents. Facebook, ... more