Yes, I am finally back on this website, writing enthralling stuff for your brains.
While thinking of new ideas for the post, I came across a news article that stated ‘ Facebook will affect 160 constituencies in 2014 polls’. and realized how our digital copies on the internet can really alter the scenarios in the physical ( real in true sense) world??
Since the advent of internet, more precisely ‘the social media’, our lives have been cut into two halves. We all have our digital ‘clones’ on different websites which nowadays call themselves ‘Media‘.
The real meaning of the term media is ‘ the bridge between the people and the government’ . But for the past decade the interference of digital world has grown exponentially into the field of what we know as Mass Communication. Within seconds a news can be spread ( and so can be rumours) across all the people around the globe.
We all are readily accepting the increasing popularity of social networking and the physical world ceased to exist any more. The right wingers had been dominant ( in India especially) on these networks trying to ‘influence’ the youth. Now what we see is the acceptance of this technology by the Government as well. Every Speech of the President of India, prime Minister of India is uploaded on Facebook pages. The social network has entered governance too.
To conclude this post, I would like to remind you that this platform for communication is relatively new and is ever evolving into a stronger shape. So whatever the study says about the influence of social media on votes looks little exaggerated ( same as the Rs. 26 figure). Meanwhile keep posting your ideas and opinions but do remember there are friends ( and followers) in real life too.
Hope you enjoyed the read.
Till we meet in the next post. Jai Hind.