Graduates Held Graduation to a Messaging App Amid Suspension
A group of graduates held their graduation ceremony to social media messaging app after government suspends amid COVID-19 threat.
The Philippines government is currently implementing precautionary measures to prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease, which is now spreading in different countries all around the world.
President Rodrigo Duterte urges government agencies and departments to suspend all operations to prevent the spreading of the virus. The president made the announcement after the cases of infected patients rapidly increased to 52.
Meanwhile, amid the suspension of classes and probably graduation ceremony some students feel sad. Because of the once in a lifetime event for student’s life could be postponed or canceled due to coronavirus disease threat.
But this student made a different way to pursue their graduation amid suspension that has gone viral on Facebook. A netizen on Facebook named Joshua Postor shared a video their graduation ceremony held in a messaging application called “Messenger”.
In the video, the graduates send their graduation pictorial photos as Joshua calls out their names in their group chat. It also comes with a graduation march song but in a remix version.
Their video has gone viral in social media and earned various reactions from the netizens. Netizens also express their hilarious reactions towards the video. The video reached over 600k views, 25k react and 33k shares within 12 hours.
On March 9, 2020, Monday, the president declared suspension of classes in Metro Manila from March 10-14, 2020. Senator Sherwin Gatchalian wants to suspend the graduation rites, prom, and other school activities involving a huge number of students.
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