BN Youth gears up for GE with cyber campaign


  • Nation
  • Thursday, 09 Aug 2012

KUALA LUMPUR: Barisan Nasional Youth has set up a cyber team to help relay information online in a more coordinated and effective manner as it gears up for the coming general election.

The initiative, which was launched by Barisan Youth chief Khairy Jamaluddin, also aims to provide a platform for those on Facebook, Twitter and blogs to interact with other pro-Barisan supporters.

“This platform will enable us to reach out to youths in a better manner unlike in the 2008 elections when we did not have a proper online network to address misinformation.

“The online vacuum was one of the reasons for the (political) tsunami,” he said at Barisan Youth Cyber Team launch here yesterday.

Further information can be found via Facebook, #BNYCyberTeam on Twitter and on YouTube.

For more information, e-mail bnycyberteam@gmail.com or log on to http://www.bnycyberteam.net.

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