10 Oct '12, 1pm

7 Social Media Lessons from the Amy Cheong Saga in Singapore

7 Social Media Lessons from the Amy Cheong Saga in Singapore

With immediate effect, Ms Amy Cheong, the former Assistant Director of NTUC membership division, was fired from her job, for her hateful and disrespectful Facebook posts with regards to Malay void deck weddings. Signs of the Social Network Times by The Joy of Tech Her posts on Sunday afternoon are quick to anger the public, both the Malay and the Non-Malay in Singapore. Furious petitions for her job termination are then virally intensified on social media, leading her former employer to sack her on the following Monday. With social media, one single spark can instantly turn into a gigantic inferno That’s the power of social media. At a super fast speed, social media can lift up a brand or a person; and on the other hand, it can also “destroy” a brand or a person, completely. Be Smart not to let Social Media Beat You Up Here are the 7 things we could learn from this episode...

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