Bianca Ysabelle Franco is a Research Associate at the Development Studies Program of the Ateneo de Manila University and a postgraduate student of sociology at the University of the Philippines Diliman.

Septrin (Badz) Calamba teaches sociology in the Department of Sociology, Mindanao State University - Iligan Institute of Technology. His research interests include sociology of disasters and governance, aspirations, and youth studies. He is the vice-president of the Philippine Sociological Society.

Bianca and Septrin are members of the research team behind the report, Tracking Digital Disinformation in the 2019 Philippine Midterm Election, published in New Mandala.