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The Impact of Social Media on Political Participation

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DOI: 10.23977/jsoce.2024.060314 | Downloads: 5 | Views: 117

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Jie Yang 1

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1 School of Marxism, Yancheng Normal University, Yancheng, Jiangsu, 224000, China

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Jie Yang

ABSTRACT

Political participation is an important symbol of the modernization of a country’s political society, and the scale and degree of political participation are important indicators of the democratization process of the polity. With the rapid development and popularization of internet technology, people can obtain political information, express political views, and supervise public opinion through the internet. Consequently, the internet plays an increasingly important role in political society. By reviewing and analyzing relevant literature from both domestic and international sources, this paper concludes that the influence of social media on the process of political communication is significant.

KEYWORDS

Social media; political communication; new media

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Jie Yang, The Impact of Social Media on Political Participation. Journal of Sociology and Ethnology (2024) Vol. 6: 90-94. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.23977/jsoce.2024.060314.

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