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How is social media dividing and/or equalizing our society?

Essay should be 6-8 double-spaced pages in MLA format. You must use at least one quote from five different outside academic sources (two could be essays from our book).
How is social media dividing and/or equalizing our society? Discuss specific social media platforms and how they are involved with at least two of the following issues: Troll Armies (Links to an external site.), Slacktivism, Online “Dating”, Cyber Bullying, ″Do it for the Gram″ mentality (Links to an external site.), E-Commerce, Government Surveillance (Links to an external site.), Fake News (Links to an external site.), ″fake news″ (Links to an external site.), News Silos (Links to an external site.), Political Correctness (Links to an external site.), Cancel Culture (Public Shaming/Callout Culture) (Links to an external site.), Toxic Tribalism (Links to an external site.), The Backfire Effect (Links to an external site.), Conspiracy Theories, Social Media Addiction, Identity Construction, Stanning (Links to an external site.), Simps (Links to an external site.), Fast Entertainment, Social Issue Awareness, Charity, Online Education, Influencers, or Political Voice. Feel free to use other issues that relate to the online world, but run them by me first. Discuss the details of these issues and how the specific social media or web-based platforms contribute to them in various ways. Use quotes/paraphrase from at least five outside sources (two of which can be essays from our book, but the others must be from academic books or journal articles) to support and illustrate. Some of the less obvious issues above have links to help explain.