19 Jan '11, 7am

More citizen engagement initiatives to leverage on social media

SINGAPORE: The Singapore Government will roll out more initiatives in the next five years which will leverage on social media to facilitate two-way communications with its citizens. A recent study by Nielsen found that more than half of the Singapore population participates in at least one social media website, with the most popular being Facebook, followed by YouTube. Information, Communication and the Arts Minister, Lui Tuck Yew said this growing popularity of social media cannot be ignored. He said government agencies may even experiment with new ways to tap on the collective wisdom and resources of netizens in the search for answers. These he said were some of the possible scenarios envisioned under the new e-Government Masterplan that will take place over the next five years. Mr Lui said the new masterplan will facilitate, and enable a major shift from a "Gov-to-You" ...

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