Facebook has offered to livestream the upcoming inauguration of President-elect Rodrigo Duterte.
Duterte’s communications team had already met with Facebook Public Policy for Asia Pacific head Elizabeth Hernandez on how to livestream Duterte’s inauguration.
Incoming Presidential Communications Secretary Martin Andanar, incoming Presidential spokesperson Ernie Abella, and Hernandez discussed the plans on June 30.
Facebook also seeks to be a communications partner of the Duterte administration.
“With the inauguration ceremony drawing near on June 30th, Facebook is reaching out to the communications team of the incoming president to offer its support in using its online platform for the historic occasion,” a statement from the Duterte team stated.
Duterte was the most talked about presidential candidate on Facebook between November 20, 2015 and April 5, 2016 getting 64 percent share of conversation posted on Facebook.