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Comment with care: Social media should not be a no-holds barred war zone where no prisoners are taken. — 123rf

THE past few months have chronicled an alarming spike in hate content on social media.

If the provocative literature and videos seem bad, then the viewership count is far more unsettling because many comments are racist and seditious.

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Wong Chun Wai , On the Beat column

Wong Chun Wai

Wong Chun Wai

Wong Chun Wai began his career as a journalist in Penang, and has served The Star for over 35 years in various capacities and roles. He is now group editorial and corporate affairs adviser to the group, after having served as group managing director/chief executive officer. On The Beat made its debut on Feb 23 1997 and Chun Wai has penned the column weekly without a break, except for the occasional press holiday when the paper was not published. In May 2011, a compilation of selected articles of On The Beat was published as a book and launched in conjunction with his 50th birthday. Chun Wai also comments on current issues in The Star.

   

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