Aug 9, 2017 @ 16:16

Famous netizens can quickly have access to President Rodrigo Duterte after Communications Secretary Martin Andanar launched tips for “accrediting “interim social media practitioners.”

Under Department Order No. 015, social media practitioners will likely be granted accreditation to cowl Duterte to allow them to “generate news and information for the citizenry through social media platforms.”

The accreditation, nonetheless, shall be on a per occasion or exercise foundation except expressly said in any other case.

Netizens who’re 18 years previous and above with no less than 5,000 followers on any social media platform can apply for accreditation with the Social Media Office headed by Communications Assistant Secretary Mocha Uson in Malacanang.

Uson’s workplace will assessment the applying and problem the required accreditation, which is just legitimate for single use.

The accreditation could also be revoked if the netizen was discovered to have abused or misused it.

There will likely be a six-month trial interval for the accreditation coverage.

Andanar mentioned the accreditation course of was put in place “in the interest of recognizing emerging communication platforms and harnessing the full potential of social media tools in pursuit of the PCOO’s mandate to engage the citizenry…”