La Kaseta Ideas Factory is producing a documentary about social networks and the power which the society is getting. Citizens can share any content in platforms like Twitter o Facebook. Social Networks allow for sharing and receiving information in real time.
The events of October 1st became popular due to the large volume of images that users shared from the polling stations of Catalonia. But this is not an isolated fact, revolutions like those of Iran or Egypt also took place through the Internet.
Social platforms are an easy way to generate information with the aim of popularizing a campaign, criticizing policies or creating confusion. Actually, networks have no regulation and many Governments are concerned about the type of information we are exposed to, such as the well-known Fake News.