How can social media be used to increase political participation?
This lesson explores how social media is currently used to increase political participation. It considers a range of case studies including Marcus Rashford's free school meals campaign. Examples of political parties' use of social media are included to identify how social media can be an effective tool. The case study of Cambridge Analytica is used to investigate the potentially harmful impact of social media in relation to right to privacy.
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This was the final lesson in the unit Can digital democracy increase political participation?.