Irresponsible Influencers

Black Isle Media

As we move away from more traditional news sources, like print and mainstream news outlets, more and more people are looking to social media for find out what’s going on in the world.

Influencers are defined in the Cambridge dictionary as:

“apersonorgroupthat has theabilitytoinfluencethebehaviouror opinionsof others”

Now there are many different types of influencers. In areas including shopping, gaming and of course politics.

I’m going to concentrate on political ones, because of the experiences I have had.

Now anyone can make news

In the world of politics, social media had given us many good sources of information and many, not so good.

Anyone can have an opinion and publicize it. If enough people start to follow you, you then become part of steering their views based on what you post.

Now of course there’s nothing wrong with this, many topics…

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