12 May '11, 8am

Social media shake up Singapore political terrain - AsiaOne #socialmedia

Social media shake up Singapore political terrain - AsiaOne #socialmedia

SINGAPORE, May 11, 2011 (AFP) - The most popular Singaporean public figure on Facebook is not a pop star, actress or athlete. Nicole Seah , 24, who lost as an opposition candidate in Saturday's election , had close to 97,000 "likes" on her public Facebook page on Tuesday, overtaking a page set up by supporters of Singapore's founding father Lee Kuan Yew, 87. Seah, who is back at her day job in advertising, generated a wave of support with her photogenic looks and passionate appeals to help poor Singaporeans left behind by the city-state's rapid economic progress. The neophyte's rise into an instant icon among young Singaporeans underscored the dramatic emergence of social media in a society in transition from strict political control to a more open democracy. "Likes" and "Dislikes" of GE2011 Click on thumbnail to view (Photos: ST, Reuters, AFP, Internet) For more photos, c...

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