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On Social Media Day, tweeple urge to stay away from negativity and fake information

It is the ninth year of Social Media Day and tweeple across the world are expressing their views about social networking sites.

Edited by: India TV Lifestyle Desk, New Delhi [ Updated: June 30, 2018 17:22 IST ]
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World Social Media Day

June 30 marks Social Media Day and every year the world celebrates the indispensable part of our lives on this day. It is the ninth year of Social Media Day and tweeple across the world are expressing their views about social networking sites. Besides offering suggestions for its use, social media users are also urging others to refrain from fake news. Some of the popular social media sites are Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Tinder, Snapchat, Linkedln among others.

Even Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to Twitter to celebrate the ninth World Social Media Day. Prime Minister Modi, in his tweets, congratulated his "young friends for their innovative usage of social media".

"Greetings on #SocialMediaDay! The world of social media has played a key role in democratising our discourse and giving a platform to millions of people around the world to express their views and showcase their creativity," he tweeted. "I would particularly like to congratulate my young friends for their innovative usage of social media. Their frank method of conveying opinions is extremely endearing. I urge youngsters to continue expressing and discussing freely. #SocialMediaDay," he added.

Stressing on its usage, tweeple said we should use social media 'to impact people.' "We are all using social media to impress people.. pls use it to impact people.. #SocialMediaDay," wrote one user.

 

"On social media day, let us raise awareness to use this powerful tool of networking and communication to circulate valuable and truthful information. #SocialMediaDay," tweeted another user.

 

"#SocialMediaDay This media is so powerful for everyone who wants to put his/her opinion. Also we must avoid negativity to make it even better," tweeted another.

(With ANI inputs)

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