Twitter announced today that it “will no longer allow political advertising on its platform out of concern for the spread of misinformation, founder Jack Dorsey” i.e twitter will not allow political advertising.
What does this story mean at all? Why do people get so excited about politician publications on social networks? Is it dangerous to democracy? Here are 7 questions and answers in case you didn’t know:
1. Why do political parties use social media?
Social media is changing the nature of the political communication because its tools can be used to inform and mobilize users in new ways. Users are able to connect directly to politicians and campaign managers and engage in political activities in new ways.
2. What is the purpose of political advertising?
In politics, campaign advertising is the use of an advertising campaign through the media to influence a political debate, and ultimately, voters.
3. Are candidates allowed at polling stations?
A candidate should not be at the polling place on election day for any reason other than an official purpose. When the candidate comes to the polling place to vote on election day, the candidate must leave the polling place as soon as they have finished voting.
4. Is political advertising effective?
New study says ‘yes,’ but it depends on whether you’re a candidate or a PAC. Summary: … When the ads are from the candidates or campaigns themselves, the negative advertising was found to be more effective
5. Why is the mass media so influential in the political process?
All of the social platforms are politically important because of their potential to reach large groups of audiences.
6. Why is media important?
It gets your message across to a wider audience. The various social media platforms spread and disseminate information. Getting your information into the media will spread your group’s story further than it could be spread without media coverage
7. What are political campaigns?
Campaign message It is to get those who agree with their ideas to support them when running for a political position. … Most campaigns prefer to keep the message broad in order to attract the most potential voters. A message that is too narrow can alienate voters or slow the candidate down with explaining details.
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