27 Jun '11, 3am

Our responsibility as citizens

Our responsibility as citizens

The advent of the internet age has seen the prolific rise of websites such as Facebook, Twitter and You Tube. Their usage has been diverse, from virals promoting various products to broadcasting the latest breaking news. The impact of the internet in Singapore has most recently been seen in GE 2011. Videos of speeches were uploaded on YouTube, political thoughts were posted on Facebook and Twitter was alive with political discussion. This has of course contributed to Singapore’s political landscape tremendously. For the first time, opposition parties were able to publicise their agendas effectively with relatively less restraint. PAP blunders were made public on a scale never before seen. I am sure Tin Pei Ling will attest to that. Now that it is proven that the internet is indeed a useful tool for the transmission of information, it is time to take this one step further a...

Full article: http://theonlinecitizen.com/2011/06/our-responsibility-as...

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