How many Filipinos are on Twitter? PeerReach, a social media analytics firm computed the proportion of people using Twitter per number of people using the Internet in a particular country. This number, the Twitter penetration rate, was 4% for the Philippines. Read More »#HealthXPh: Use of Twitter in Healthcare
In 2010, the American Dialect Society chose “app” as Word of the Year. This is perhaps a testament to the ubiquity of mobile phones and the apps that make it useful. App is of course, short for “application” though I think no one called it that until the iPhone 3G ad in 2009. I certainly didn’t when I first started using a mobile device (then called a PDA or personal digital assistant) as a medical resident in 1997, the Palm Pilot Pro. Read More »#HealthXPh: There’s an app for that!