Online Networks and Social Change

The dangers of online social networks enhancing political ideology and participation

Offline ReadingDownload Abstract This paper shows the links between online social networks and influence on political ideology. It explores this influence under the scope of shifting community types and thought leaders. Further to this, we explore the nature and legitimacy of political information shared through online social networks and finally how this interaction can lead to a rise in political participation. In essence we are able to see a shift of political influence from the political Read more […]