As revealed in the module, digital politics is helping to level the playing field with political participation. The Occupy Wall Street movement is a recent example of the use of online communication tools to mobilize support for a cause. Visit the Occupy Wall Street website http://occupywallst.org/ (Links to an external site.) (Links to an external site.)to learn more about the movement and to answer the following questions.
What types of individuals participated in the Occupy Wall Street movement?
What did you learn about the movement from the website or social media sites?
Do you think social media, as a new way to mobilize young adults, will lead to an increase in voter turnout? Why or why not?
Paper Requirements: Your paper must be consistent with APA 6th edition formatting guidelines. Research, engage in critical thinking, and cite and reference all sources used. Follow rules of grammar, usage, and punctuation. Your paper must be at least 250 words not including the title page, reference page, tables, and any appendixes (if used).