Dharel Placido of ABS-CBNNews.com reports that despite Senate hopeful Dick Gordon’s uncertain position in the tally of votes for senators, some Pinoys have amused themselves with the somewhat suggestive hashtag "#ipasoksidick." Translation: "#letdickin." There are 12 Senate slots up for grabs and Gordon was ranked 13th in the unofficial tallies of the senatorial race on Monday evening, May 14.
The report noted: "According to ABS-CBN and IBM’s Social Media Tracker, the hastag #ipasoksidick peaked between 8 p.m. and 9 p.m. Monday, May 14, garnerning at least 51,098 mentions, or up by 73,955% from 69 the previous hour. Total mentions for #ipasoksidick from 8 p.m. until midnight of Monday numbered 95,685, taking 16.67% of all election-related tweets or posts."
The report explained: "The hashtag was met mostly with amusement by Filipino netizens, with some hoping for the United Nationalist Alliance senatorial bet to once again ’penetrate the Senate.’"
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