The Accurate Representation Of Bill 6 On Social Networks

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The Accurate Representation of Bill 6 on Social Networks: Its Implications Social media has become a primary source of communication in the 21st century. Twitter Facebook, and Instagram are all social networks commonly used to communicate and associate with relatives and peers, as well as professional colleagues. While communication on social networks may often be casual, frequently it is used for formal deliberation and sharing of new ideas and perspectives. Facebook, with over 1.55 billion monthly users (http://newsroom.fb.com/company-info/), is one of the most widely used social networks in the world. Facebook users range from students and farmers to politicians and celebrities; consequently, a wide range of perspectives are shared and…show more content…
Facebook/Twitter/Youtube) tends to be informal and unsupported, as a result information can be misleading and result in the miscommunication of ideas. Moreover, informal and imprecise language can potentially lead to misunderstanding, conflicting discussions and more importantly, misinformed voting. Through interpretation of the use of rhetoric on social networks, particularly Facebook, and the difference in language in comparison to traditional media, the implications of social media can be recognized. In addition, investigating the increased use of social media and its potential for increased conflict and development of ideas, allows for a general sense of the use of rhetoric on social media to be identified. Furthermore, relating the above topics with the political discussion, allows for the development of ideas regarding the use of rhetoric on social media and the discussion of politics. A social network, as defined by Oxford Dictionaries, is “A dedicated website or other application which enables users to communicate with each other by posting information, comments, messages, images, etc.”(http://www.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/english/social-network). Facebook is one of the largest social networks in the world, millions of users in Canada alone access Facebook daily. Many topics of discussion are addressed including matters of personal issues, work, relationships, and politics. As a result, Facebook has become a primary source for information;
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