3 in 4 in Singapore think social media can hold people in power accountable: Survey

57 per cent of people here feel that social media companies and platforms have little to no influence on Singapore politics. ST PHOTO: GIN TAY
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SINGAPORE - Three in four people here are motivated to use social media because they believe it can hold people in power - such as politicians, business leaders and celebrities - accountable for their actions, according to a recent survey.

This is higher than the average of just over three in five across 20 countries and territories studied by market research company Blackbox Research.

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