Politics and Social Media in the Global South

Politicians in various parts of the world have invested in social media campaigns, including in settings where a relatively small proportion of the voting public is actually online. Leaders use social media to actively court constituents, to present a narrative on their political program to the international community, or to use the affordances of social…

Politicians and Social Media in the Global South

Politicians and Social Media in the Global South In the last decade, politicians in various parts of the world have invested in social media campaigns, including in settings where a relatively small proportion of the voting public is actually online. Leaders may use social media for a range of reasons including to actively court constituents,…