Social media is drawing huge crowd over the Internet. Men like us from different lifestyles, such as, politics, religion, and sports are making an effortless make and break with their fan following.
Before the advent of the Internet, political figures use to get connected with masses over prevailing media such as television, radio, and mass rallies and now the entire situation changes. For every election, in the USA, virtual medium is playing significant role. Politicians are in direct tweets, and shares with the local and the communication has thinned the distance between masses and public figures.
In the US alone, registered voters are making use of social media intensely, 65 percent of republicans, 71 percent of democrats, and 71 percent of the independents supporters use it.
- 16 percent registered voters follow political candidates on social media.
- 39 percent of adult Americans involve in civic and political activities over social media.
- 25 percent of social network users go active over political engagement.
Famous Personalities on Hashtag for Sharing Views
British Monarchy over the social media share a lot. In 2007, 141,000 subscribers followed Her Majesty on YouTube. The Queen herself has released a tweet on October 2014, to mark the opening of the Science Museum's new information technology gallery.
The Royal family makes use of #royalbaby to make announcements for Prince William and Kate Middleton. Pope Francis did never miss out social media; he got many videos hosted over YouTube and spread wonderful pics on Instagram with 98, 0000 followers, and holds 7.24 million followers across the globe, @Pontifex.