Internet, social media promoting bad manners among youth, ex-minister says


Former information, communication and culture minister Tan Sri Rais Yatim has said Universities should keep watch over student usage of the Internet and social media, blaming rude online language for the decline in manners among Malaysian youths today. Last year Rais proposed that a local Facebook alternative be created to control seditious remarks online. However This suggestion, however, was dismissed by Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Shabery Cheek has said the Internet should be monitored more stringently while investigation capabilities are improved.

Zainab Gulisthan



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