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Tracy Isabel Borres’ Statement on Facebook Scandal

Tracy Isabel BorresFilipina college student Tracy Isabel Borres recently interacted with the indigenous Filipino Aeta tribe on an Ateneo de Manila University field trip. She posted nasty things about the tribe on her Facebook page, for only her friends to see. She thought the posts were funny.

One of Tracy’s Facebook friends did not find the posts funny. She found them so unfunny that she took screenshots and circulated them via email. The screenshots are now making the rounds on Filipino mailing lists.

I find Tracy’s posts horribly racist. In fact, I find them so offensive that I will not republish them here. Maybe they were meant to amuse her friends, but they certainly did not amuse me. Nevertheless, I do not condone her friend’s treachery.

I decided to hear Tracy’s side of the story. Here’s her statement. Click here to continue reading “Tracy Isabel Borres’ Statement on Facebook Scandal”…

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Google Friend Connect Versus Facebook ConnectLess than an hour after Google Friend Connect opens to the public, Facebook Connect opens up in response. As is often the case between competing services from powerful companies, the difference is focus. Click here to continue reading “Google Friend Connect Vs. Facebook Connect”…