Bloggers in Mindanao join "Blogcon2019" in Cagayan de Oro

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By ERCEL Q. MAANDIG
April 11, 2019

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Cagayan de Oro - Hundreds of bloggers, vloggers and media influencers in Mindanao will be attending a three-day conference at Limketkai Rotonda, starting today (April 11,2019).

Dubbed as "BlogCon 2019," the conference will be from April 11-13,2019, and will be guested by most respected bloggers in the Philipines. One of the most notable guest speakers will be former actor Chuckie Dreyfuss. He will be joined also by other guest speakers who will talk about new developments and tips in blogging and vlogging.

KC Curay of Explorers Channel in Cagayan de Oro and other notable blogging personalities in the city joined city councilor Ian Mark Nacaya, who represented  mayor Oscar Moreno during the ribbon cutting this morning which officially signalled the start of the 3-day convention.

Nacaya in his speech before the jampacked crowd of bloggers all over Mindanao said he saw the importance of social media in this new millennnium but also caution them about their active role and responsibilities especially in the posting of their contents online. 

He said since election is fast approaching, many politicians are also using social media to malign their opponents. He cited the presence of trolls who actually hide their real identities and destroy their bosses opponents in the upcoming local and national elections. 

He said bloggers and other residents must be responsible enough in posting their respective information, especially today that election fever is hot and most critics make use of the social media as a platform for mudslinging and trolling. 

Curay, for her part, said that organizing this blogcon will make the participants aware of their responsibilities in maintaining their respective blogs for a good and responsible manners, mindful of the good etiquettes of professional and resposible bloggers, vloggers and media influencers.

During the 3-day convention proper, speakers are assigned on very important topics on blogging and business related niches which are also part of continues development in the industry for what bloggers' claimed the new media in the new millennium. 

In the convention, there will be a Brand workshop for the latest Vivo phones who now has DSLR capability, wherein the speaker himself is a Photography awardee, a well-known travel photographer, sports photographer and the current Vivo phones product specialist, Mr.Clement Dampal.

There will be also a workshop on Vlogging, video content and story development for Vloggers and YouTubers which will be tackled by by a very famous videographer/photographer Mr.Richard Paglicawan and Mr.Atoy Martinez.

The activity will wind up on Saturday(April 13) with a Bloggers' Awards Night which will be held also at the same venue. Winners of daily actual blogging and vlogging contests will be recognized and awarded.###  

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