A motorcycle-taxi driver who became a Twitter king, a YouTube comedy sensation, a monk who spreads dhamma online. This diverse group of online personalities recently gathered for a panel discussion titled Digital Agenda Thailand: Of Good And Evil In Social Network to share their views on how the new platform affects modern life.
Dejchart Phuangket makes a living driving a motorcycle taxi, but he's also an online sensation through his blogs, tweets and Facebook posts. His big break came last year when he was on the scene tweeting pictures of the Sukhumvit bomber who blew his leg off.
Dejchart was quickly approached by global news agencies that wanted to use his photo in their reports.
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