Social Media in Administration

Social media use has increased over the past years. It has also penetrated the administration with the frequent use by the officers. Here, under the session, it is examined how it is useful and what are its concerns.

Interview preparation social media.pdf (5.4 MB)

Please initiate the discussion and try to come to an answer to the following questions:

  1. According to you, should social media be regulated?
  2. Does regulation not go against freedom of speech and expression?
  3. What are the challenges you have observed with social media in India?
  4. Can public officers be allowed on social media?
  5. Does social media put pressure on the officials?
  6. Is social media not killing original structures?
  7. Does social media encourage empowerment and education?

Reference videos:
The price of shame - cyber bullying - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H_8y0WLm78U
The social dilemma - Netflix documentary
Letterman show season 2 - Barack Obama - Netflix

Interview transcripts for preparation:
Social Media Transcripts.pdf (720.3 KB)