Asian Governments Shackle Social Media as Disaster Relief Tool
By branding SNSs as ‘fake news,’ governments cut into their utility
By: Xiaochen Su
Even as social media networks continue to collect words of encouragement, prayers for safety and massive amounts of information and donations from across the world, there is an alarming trend of governments using policy means to sow the seeds of public distrust toward them.
The tight grip governments are trying to place on SNS platforms ca…