Dağhan Irak Turkey has been under the spotlight regarding its social media use since the 2010s. The country has 41 million Facebook users, which corresponds to a penetration rate of 52. 8 per cent, 15 points higher than the European average. According to a 2015 survey by the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, among 18 developed nations, urban Turkey ranks first in using social media as a news source (67 per cent) , using Facebook as a news source (69 per cent) , and using Twitter as a news source (33 per cent) while it ranks last in trust of the media. Meanwhile, the Turkish government led by Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, following the 2013 Gezi Park protests (where the number of retweeted messages skyrocketed over 15 million) , caught the eyes of the international community with its repeated ban attempts and content removal requests on Twitter and Facebook,...
|Title of host publication||Authoritarian Politics in Turkey|
|Subtitle of host publication||Elections, Resistance and the AKP|
|Editors||Bahar Başer, Ahmet Erdi Öztürk|
|Number of pages||16|
|ISBN (Electronic)||9781350985438 , 9781786732279 |
|Publication status||Published - 19 Jul 2017|
|Name||Library of Modern Turkey|