Presentation Title

Social media impact: Nurture or Obfuscate individual opinion

Presenter Information

Rui YangFollow
Zahra HatamiFollow

Advisor Information

Magie Hall

Location

MBSC 201

Presentation Type

Poster

Start Date

6-3-2020 10:45 AM

End Date

6-3-2020 12:00 PM

Abstract

With the development of information technology, the information retrieving channel varies from one person to another. New forms of media channels raise a significant challenge to traditional media. In recent years academia shows a growing interest in using social media to measure public opinion, thus attempt to predict the trend of certain events. The study in this project attempt to examine the perceived impact between social media and public opinion forming. Whether versatile information intake strengthens independent opinion-forming or, in the opposite, reinforces conformity behavior.

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Social media impact: Nurture or Obfuscate individual opinion

MBSC 201

With the development of information technology, the information retrieving channel varies from one person to another. New forms of media channels raise a significant challenge to traditional media. In recent years academia shows a growing interest in using social media to measure public opinion, thus attempt to predict the trend of certain events. The study in this project attempt to examine the perceived impact between social media and public opinion forming. Whether versatile information intake strengthens independent opinion-forming or, in the opposite, reinforces conformity behavior.