Impact of Social Media on the Voting Patterns of Students

The research investigated the impact of social media on the voting patterns of students of Osun State Polytechnic Iree. The study was anchored on Technological Determinism Theory by Marshall Mcluhan. The 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  150 …READ MORE …