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Interrogating Social Negotiations Within Online Discussion Platforms in Nigeria

Interrogating Social Negotiations Within Online Discussion Platforms in Nigeria
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Author(s): Babatunde Joshua Omotosho (Federal University Oye-Ekiti, Oye-Ekiti, Nigeria)
Copyright: 2020
Volume: 10
Issue: 1
Pages: 9
Source title: International Journal of Cyber Behavior, Psychology and Learning (IJCBPL)
Editor(s)-in-Chief: Lijia Lin (East China Normal University, China)
DOI: 10.4018/IJCBPL.2020010103

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Abstract

One of the dividends of internet revolution in Africa relates to the privilege it accords all and sundry to access news online and share their views with the online community through online discussion platforms. However, the kind of heated discussions emanating from these platforms recently is becoming an issue of concern. Abusive language and arguments revolving around religion, politics, and ethnical sentiments appear to pervade most online commentaries. This article assesses online discussion platforms in Nigeria, its contributions to the society and its setbacks; further, it critically explores the connection between discussion platforms and violence. The article concludes with some recommendations on how Nigeria can further use the platforms for its benefit.

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