Using Facebook for Political Action? Social Networking Sites and Political Participation of Young Adults
- *Corresponding Author:
- Anabel Ternes
Professor and the Program Director
International Communication Management
SRH Berlin International Management University, Germany
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Received date: February 26, 2014; Accepted date: April 26, 2014; Published date: January 10, 2015
Citation: Ternes A, Mittelstadt A and Towers I (2014) Using Facebook for Political Action? Social Networking Sites and Political Participation of Young Adults. Arab J Bus Manage Rev 5: 1.
Copyright: © 2015 Anabel T, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
The survey results presented in this article show that political action via Facebook is still limited. The aim of this article is to examine the relationship between the use of social networking sites and political participation. In particular the focus lies on the use of Facebook among young adults from Germany and Egypt for forms of political action.