Junjun Binay belittles social media, says ‘paid hacks’ abound
Suspended Makati Mayor Jejomar Erwin “Junjun” Binay belittled social media on Thursday for hosting many “paid hacks.”
Asked on ANC’s Headstart if the Binay family was “manhid” of all the criticisms its members get on social media, Binay expressed doubt whether opinions raised online reflected those of people in general.
“Ilan ba yang nasa social media?” (How many people are on social media?) the son of Vice President Jejomar “Jojo” Binay told show host Karen Davila.
Binay then questioned the credibility of criticisms and opinions expressed in social media.
“Maraming bayaran diyan,” (There are many paid hacks there) the younger Binay said.
Social media, mostly on Facebook and Twitter, has recently seen the spread of memes and posts criticizing the Binays for controversies ranging from alleged corruption to maintaining a political dynasty. CB
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