The Impact of Social Media on Social Movements

The Impact of Social Media on Social Movements


  • Dr. Nausheen Anwar Associate Professor, Department of Social Sciences Institute of Business Administration (IBA), Karachi


Social media, Social movements, Activism, Digital platforms, Connectivity, Mobilization, Information dissemination, Online communities


This scholarly article explores the dynamic relationship between social media and social movements, aiming to understand the profound impact that digital platforms have had on the formation, organization, and success of contemporary social movements. Through an interdisciplinary approach, this study delves into the various ways in which social media platforms have altered the landscape of social activism, facilitating increased connectivity, mobilization, and dissemination of information. Examining both the positive and negative aspects, this article sheds light on the complexities of this relationship and suggests implications for the future of social movements in the digital age.




How to Cite

Dr. Nausheen Anwar. (2023). The Impact of Social Media on Social Movements. Journal for Social Science Studies, 1(2), 166–173. Retrieved from