Is social media a right platform to raise voice against a social issue?
Do you think that social media is the right place to raise your voice against a social issue? Can it match the roadside protests and other popular forms of disagreement? How effective is the social media and how reliable it is? Does hashtags ensure attention of the affected and the administration? Are these just gimmicks for garnering likes and comments? Have an opinion? Join this discussion and come out with your open views.
In olden days, people do protests in roads and will raise their voice against an issue. But in this modern world, road side protests have been reduced and the people especially the youngsters are shouting their oppositions and support through hash tags in social media websites like Facebook and Twitter. Be it a jallikattu issue, molestation issue or any other social issues, the people are using social media as a platform and are raising their voice through status, memes and hash tags.
The modern way of protesting is trending an issue through hash tags in social media. If the entire world or a country speaks about an issue through some specified hash tags in social media then that topic will become a hot trending topic in the world and people from all parts of the world will definitely turn their eyes towards that issue.
Instead of protesting in the roads and bringing out an issue to the outside world, the people are using social media as a platform and are raising their voice against a social issue.
Is social media a right platform to raise voice against a social issue? Will the voice of the people in the social media against an issue reach the concerned people?
Share your views on social media protests.