PANEL 1 / UNLEASHING THE CHALLENGES
This panel will set the context and get the participants to understand how the three challenges - Isolation, Echo Chamber and Hate Spin, would threaten social cohesion and share initiatives that have already being explored. This session will also start the ball rolling to get the participants to think about real solutions to these real issues.
Moderator: Alia Abdullah/Ridhwan
An Internet media company with one of the largest digital platforms in Singapore that produces diverse content
Understand what is social media algorithm
The unintended consequences of social media algorithm leading to confirmation bias
The problem of digital echo chamber in amplifying a specific narrative
To Be Confirmed
Understand isolationist trend (religious exclusivism) in the region and its threat to Singaporean society
How we navigate differences and prevent polarisation along religious and ethnic lines
How we enhance our social cohesion and create meaningful social relations.
Associate Research Fellow with the International Centre for Political Violence and Terrorism Research, RSIS
Understand the threats of online falsehood and deliberate hate propaganda
Understand how radical and hate groups use the internet and social media to advance their propaganda.
How do society build resilience against hate spin online?