‘Do not abuse social media’


  • Nation
  • Sunday, 29 Oct 2017

ARAU: The Raja Muda of Perlis Tuanku Syed Faizuddin Putra Jamalullail has reminded graduates to be more ethical and refrain from sharing negative news, especially on social media.

He said they must filter any information obtained before deciding to share it.

“One of the aspects of today’s development of knowledge is through the revolution in the new media which has a huge impact on people’s lives.

“With the increase in the number of Internet users, it also opens up the widest reach of knowledge and information with just a click,” he said at the 12th convocation ceremony of Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP) here yesterday.

Tuanku Syed Faizuddin Putra, who is also UniMAP chancellor, said knowledge should be used as a guide to prevent individuals from getting trapped in negative activities such as cyber crime.

“The knowledge gained should also be used towards the right path. Otherwise, it can turn a person into an arrogant individual who is willing to manipulate his knowledge for self-interest. No matter how much knowledge you have, use it in the right manner to benefit the community,” he added.

Also present at the ceremony was Raja Puan Muda Perlis Tuanku Lailatul Shahreen Akashah Khalil, who is UniMAP pro-chancellor. The convocation ceremony also saw former prime minister Tun Abdullah Ahmad Badawi being conferred an Honorary Doctorate of Engineering. — Bernama

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