SOCIAL MEDIA AS TOOLS FOR POLITICAL EDUCATION IN THE PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION

The study basically examined the influence of social media as tools for political education: a study of Facebook and Twitter in the Presidential election”. The emergency and rising of social media otherwise known as citizen media in this digital era have revolutionalized the socio-economic and particularly political development of Nigeria. It offers a platform for political debates, political campaign, and political mobilization. The survey research method was adopted in which data were collected among Bingham University students using questionnaire. Four hundred (400) questionnaires were distributed, out of which, three hundred and sixty (360) copies were retrieved and analyzed. Findings show …READ MORE …