- The teacher who was in the viral TikTok video has already issued an apology according to a representative of a teacher's group
- According to Benjo Basas of Teachers' Dignity Coalition, the teacher said that the video was just "katuwaan"
- Basas clarified though that it does not mean that if it is "katuwaan" they would just easily let it pass
- He also commended the school for launching an investigation on the viral video
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The teacher in the viral TikTok video, which resulted in an investigation, has already issued an apology, according to Benjo Basas of Teacher's Dignity Coalition, as per his interview over Teleradyo.
ABS-CBN reported that the teacher said that it was just "katuwaan lang."
“Naglabas na ng apology yung ating teacher po dito at sinabi niyang yon ay katuwaan lang," said Basas in a TeleRadyo interview.
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He clarified though that the apology does not mean that they could just let it pass. He underscored that one could not just say that it was "katuwaan" and simply let the person concerned go scot-free, and treat it as if nothing happened.
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"Again hindi naman natin pupuwedeng sabihin na yung lahat ng mga bagay basta katuwaan lang ay palalampasin po natin," said Basas.
Basas commended the school where the teacher in the viral video was working, primarily for its quick action in the investigation of the issue.
He said that the discipline committee of the school was immediatley gathered and the issue with the teacher was discussed.
Basas expressed though that the name of the teacher was somehow dragged through the mud because of the video, while emphasizing that they are not condoning the act.
Viral stories are those that easily catch the attention of online users. They would then either share or react to it, gaining more traction to the story online.
While the story of the teacher has gone viral for its uniqueness, there are viral stories that tug at the heartstrings. For instance, those stories that highlight the ability of an individual to empathize and to go out of their way for others easily go viral too. For instance, these individuals have gone viral because of their nice stories.
Celebrity weight loss is another viral story. Sharon Cuneta’s dramatic transformation went viral due to a post by Dr. Aivee Teo. The Aivee Group of Clinics CEO shared that her celebrity friend’s shirt size went down to medium from XXL. Furthermore, she revealed that Sharon’s weight loss journey started five years ago. Dr. Z Teo, Aivee’s husband, also expressed his amazement over Sharon’s drastic transformation.