Almost everybody has one or more social media account. It is actually becoming more powerful than television today. This also provides a good avenue to disseminate awareness and information about social issues. Twitter is the most widely used social media platform when it comes to calling awareness about social movements. With 271 million monthly active users, it becomes the 24-hour news channel of political activities today. Since it has no filter, news goes very quickly by hash tagging. The nest best avenue is Facebook with 1.32 billion monthly active users. Although it is larger that Twitter, Facebook strict policies tend to spoil political activities online. Reddit, Instagram and Google+ are also becoming more visible when it comes to online political awareness campaigns.
Source: Tech Radar