Social Media Society 3 2 Social Media Society June 2017 Vol32 This study

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Social Media Society, 3 (2), Social Media Society, June 2017, Vol.3(2). This study theorizes that facebook is the primary political information source among university students. The findings of this study indicate that Facebook gives rise to a limited flow of information in which less politically involved students receive information fewer more politically involved peers. The information about political issues presented by politically involves students via facebook is largely influenced by their attitudes towards the content they are sharing. This study supports that Facebook is a current platform for political discourse on which content is being shared and modified by users apart from the original authors. Although this study does not point specifically to the circulation of content regarding climate change topics, the study does infer that this two-step flow of information and the limitations it imposes on public knowledge is applicable to several current political issues. Bloomfield, E., & Tillery, D. (2019). The Circulation of Climate Change Denial Online: Rhetorical and Networking Strategies on Facebook. Environmental Communication, 13 (1), 23-34. 10.1080/17524032.2018.1527378 This study analyzes the twenty-five most popular posts on the Watts Up With That
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FACEBOOK AND CLIMATE ACTION IN CANADA 2 and the Global Warming Policy Forum Facebook pages. The findings of this study demonstrate how original scientific information is manipulated as it circulates on online spaces via hyperlinking, reposting, and other similar methods.
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