Under this campaign, all 69 million subscribers of Smart, Sun Cellular and Talk ‘N Text can post unlimited tweets without worrying about mobile data charges. Filipino Netizens can send a tweet tagging Pope’s Official Twitter account (@Pontifex) and send him well wishes and prayers and by using the hashtag #DearPopeFrancis. You can also get real-time updates on this anticipated apostolic and state event by searching the same hashtag.
You can access exclusive videos, stories and the Pope’s itinerary by visiting www.dearpopefrancis.ph.
Napoleon L. Nazareno, president and CEO of PLDT and Smart said that this partnership of Smart and Twitter aim to allow more Filipinos to get involved and be active in this historic experience with Pope Francis.
To avail of this Unlimited Tweets all you have to do is Text DEARPOPE to 9999 starting this Thursday, January 15. Once registered, You can start tweeting your experience or thoughts about the Papal Visit by putting the hashtag #DearPopeFrancis and tag his official account @Pontifex. Just maintain at least P1 load balance every day or be subscribed to any plan, promo or bundle to enjoy the free service. Also, mobile subscribers who are registered to the ongoing Smart Free Internet promo can still enjoy the Free Twitter service on top of their 30 MB allocation.
Pope Francis is the 2nd most followed world leader on Twitter with more than 17 million collective followers.