Social media platforms have collectively amplified the examples of the worst behaviour by both the law enforcement agencies i.e. the police, the protesters, and the instigators at the expense of the many demonstrations across the world that have been peaceful. The effects of social media are not necessarily the same, however, because people are more likely to follow and be friends with the like-minded, the social media platforms seem to moderate the speech of public figures, like Donald Trump, and are shaping the broader discourse around the global protests such as that of the killing of George Floyd. Social media dynamics (Twitter, Facebook, Snapchat, and TikTok are influence public understanding of what’s transpiring across America and the world.
Videos of police beating, pushing, spraying, and punishing protesters are among the most-viewed of any content on social media in the last few days. A social media story tagged “This Is a Police State,” by activist and consultant has been viewed over 50 million times on Twitter alone.
The video was intended to serve as a correction to the mainstream media’s over-focus on lootings, and property damage, however it turned out to be distorted by social media followers,as many tweets have gone viral with distorted message about what is going on, Titok is wrongly perceived by many as the platform for young usrs to learn how to treat tear gas and avoid police surveillance