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Social media won’t solve conflicts, say activists

  • The Jakarta Post

| Mon, December 3 2012 | 07:18 am

PREMIUM Activists and observers have slammed President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, who ordered local government heads to engage with the public through social media, such as Twitter and Facebook, to deal with communal conflicts.

Yudhoyono told governors, regents, mayors, heads of local police and local military commanders that they should all have a social media presence.

“We are in the age ...