In an age of perpetual scrolling, where users are constantly refreshing their feeds to reveal trending topics or an influencer’s newest Instagram, social media can become overwhelming. But, just how much does this social-sharing app affect users?
Meg Ellis just wanted to create a tool to help people. It wasn’t until South Carolina’s October floods that she realized how much of a resource her Chasing Tails Pet Patrol Facebook page has become.
Activists in the ground war for public opinion about Lexington County’s proposed penny-on-the-dollar sales tax increase began their campaigns in part by establishing beachheads on social networking sites like Facebook. Campaigners used their pages as low-cost vehicles to interact with residents, distribute talking points and even coordinate their campaign efforts. Avery Wilks Oct. __,… Read More Social networking sites provide campaign ground for tax increase activists