Study: Social Platforms Help Raise Awareness of Issues, Create Sustained Movements

Pew Research Center also found a belief that they lull people into thinking they are making a difference

Social media platforms received mixed reviews in terms of political and social activism, with most respondents to a new study from Pew Research Center saying they are an effective tool for raising awareness and creating sustained movements, but also calling them a distraction and believing that they lull people into thinking they are making a difference when they are not.