5 Ways How Social Media Can Impact Politics

Anyone who knows me well will know that I’m a man of numbers. Give me an excel sheet filled with data and numbers (and a good cup of coffee) and you have me happy for a few hours! Today I decided to do some research on the impact of Social Media in politics. Most of the data I found was based on the 2016 US Presidential Election however I’m sure that we can make comparisons to our local scene as well. Here’s 5 interesting facts!

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“When Riina was around, everybody had a job here in Corleone,”

A Facebook post by Dr Frank Psaila encouraged me to do some research on Toto Riina. I must say that I’m quite well versed on the history of Cosa Nostra. Mainly with Malta being so close to Sicily it always intrigued me how it was ever possible for a single individual to rule Sicily in such a reign of terror, however the more your read, the more you realise that it was in fact possible. It was possible because he was allowed to rule, he was allowed to rule because he kept the people around him happy.

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