INFLUENCE OF SOCIAL MEDIA ON VOTING PATTERN OF YOUTH IN 2019 ELECTION

 Abstract: This research looked at the social media and voting pattern of youth  in presidential election. The study was anchored  on Technological  Determinism Theory  stated that media technology shapes how we as individuals in a society think, feel, act, and how society are operates as we move from one technological age to another (Tribal- Literate- Print- Electronic-Internet). Social media as an emerging tools for political mobilization, organisation, education and political interaction was used to the fullest for the first time in Nigeria politics.  The research used quantitative method (survey) coupled with  100 copies of questionnaires as a data collection instrument in …READ MORE …