Need help – Social Media as a Force for Change
Do you think social media such as Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube have helped bring about democracy (or at least the attempt of democracy) in non-democratic cultures? In what ways have social media been effective and ineffective in promoting political, economic, or social change in non-democratic societies?
Has access to social media helped to bring about social and cultural change for minority groups in the United States? How has social media created, supported, and changed the formation of cultural alliance groups in this country. Discuss a specific example of one such group, including the limitations of what the group has accomplished through use of social media. For example, did social media reactions take the place of in-person protests?