Pros And Cons Of Social Media

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Social Media can be Both Good and Bad for Democracy Social media is a tool, and like any tool it can be used for good purposes or not so good purposes. Depending on how it is used social media like Facebook, Twitter, Etc. can be a great asset to modern democracy, but unfortunately it can also be a great threat to modern democracy. Social media can give a voice to the voiceless, raise money for charity, spread a revolution, and diversify the news you see if you use it right. Social media could also be used to spread fake news or biased news if people don’t take the time to double check facts before sharing. This can have far reaching effects, like ruining someone’s career, or influencing someone’s decision on which candidate they may vote for in the upcoming election. Social media, like any tool, can be used in a variety of ways, some of which can have far reaching impacts, both good and bad depending on how it is used. Social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter can be used in a variety of ways that will strengthen democracy. Social media makes it to where everyone has a voice, you simply post what you think and people will tell you whether they agree with you or not. They may also share your post causing more people to see the initial post, causing your “voice” to grow louder and louder until the people in charge are forced to address the issue that you brought to light. Facebook and twitter gives a voice to the most outspoken and overlooked people, no matter
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