Liking and sharing turns all of us into social media propagandists #Socialmedia #Propaganda

TL;DR Summary:  By sharing social media propaganda posts we become a cog in the chain of propagandists trying to tell our friends how to think.

…“essentially, propaganda is really no more than the communication of ideas designed to persuade people to think and behave in a desired way.” That means that, when engaging in social media, promoting ideas from politicians, intellectuals, friends, musicians or corporations through likes, shares, retweets and more, we are promoting that information and attempting to influence how people think about these things.

Source: The Internet, Social Media and Propaganda: The Final Frontier? – Social Science blog

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