Social media will become the major communication platform for news updates and political engagement during the Bangkok shutdown protest, because both sides probably feel the mainstream media may be unfair in its coverage, according to a consulting firm.
A female anti-government supporter uses a tablet while joining a protest in Silom Complex on Jan 6, 2014. (Photo by Pawat Laopaisarntaksin)
But users should be very careful what they post, because it could have unintended consequences, Teera Kanokkanjanarat, senior analyst at Frost & Sullivan, warned.
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