10 Oct '11, 2am

New blog post: Was Singapore General Election 2011 an "Internet Election"?

New blog post: Was Singapore General Election 2011 an "Internet Election"?

A recent survey conducted by Singapore’s Institute of Policy Studies , a think-tank within the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore, finds that the recent General Election 2011 wasn’t an “Internet Election”. Wow, that’s a surprise. Everyone was saying that GE2011 is an Internet Election with social media sites like Facebook, Twitter and Blog playing important roles. The survey suggest otherwise. So the curious me went to take a look at the detailed survey findings. And I found out the reason why on page 5. 2000 Singaporeans age 21 and above are surveyed. And 66% are 40 years and above. There is actually no need to read all the way to the end of the survey to find out why GE2011 isn’t an Internet Election. The age group is a huge telling sign that the findings will show that GE2011 is not an Internet Election. It is no surprise that o...

Full article: http://blog.dk.sg/2011/10/10/was-singapore-general-electi...

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