MANILA, June 28 (PNA) — Tattoo, Globe Telecom’s broadband brand, leads the 5th Annual Social Media Day in the Philippines with the launch of this year’s Tatt Awards, the country’s leading award giving body for social media that celebrates individuals who made a remarkable impact in the online space.
Known for recognizing greatness especially within the digital space, Tattoo has since formed Tatt Awards as a platform for the netizens who exceed expectations and lead the social media revolution with every content that they share.
Now on its 4th year, Tatt Awards kicks off with a Call for Nominations alongside the biggest gathering of various social media communities in the country – the 5th Annual Social Media Day on June 28, 2014 at the Samsung Hall at SM Aura.
Spearheaded by Mashable and TweetUpMNL Social Media Day will feature the Best of Online Media in the Philippines with the official hashtag “#boomPH”. It talks about the boom in the internet, social media and digital industries in the Philippines, the opportunities that come with them, their positive impact on the lives of Filipinos, and the promotion of prosperity for users and connectivity for all. As 2014 marks the 20th anniversary of the Philippines’ first connection to the internet, Social Media Day 2014 simultaneously pays tribute to the pioneers, remember milestones and give recognition to the digital natives who represent the future.
“Since its launch in 2011, the Tatt Awards has remained true to its objective of celebrating remarkable individuals who have contributed to bringing social media to where it is today. This year, we saw the 5th Annual Social Media celebration as the perfect partner for us to connect with the growing social media community in the Philippines, helping us determine this year’s top movers and shakers in social media,” shares Globe SVP for Broadband Business Gilbert Simpao.
At the event, guests can submit their nominations at the Tatt Awards booth. Apart from a variety of activities, guests will also be given a chance to take part in informative forums relevant to social media. Discussions will include topics on Digital and Social Media Trends, with a Globe representative as part of the panel, sharing the company’s insights on the evolution of social media and how the platform has become an effective medium in reaching out to its customers.
This year, Tatt Awards 2014 aims to spread its reach to a wider audience even outside the Philippines. Supported by its strong partnerships with renowned international digital outlets like Mashable, Tatt Awards, takes it to the next level with the new roster of Tatt Council members, alongside major special awards for international personalities.
The Tatt Awards Call for Nominations will formally start on July 1, 2014 until July 15, 2014. Finalists will then be announced by the end of July, followed by the big awards night on August 8, 2014. Anyone who has a Facebook and/or Twitter account will be able to submit their nominations. Just visit www.Tattoo.globe.com.ph/TattAwards2014 for more details. (PNA)