How Do Celebrities Influence Our Social Trends?

With the world asking ‘what does covfefe mean?’ and communities banding together in support of #onelovemanchester, the past few weeks have been filled with social media creating a link between us and the globe. Whether it be Donald Trump or Ariana Grande, it seems to be that celebrities are always at the forefront of these trends. In today’s hashtag culture, twitter has become one of the key platforms for this; from international politicians to the Kardashians, public figures are making the most of this space. So with it being #transformationtuesday, let’s take a look at how celebrities and pop culture are transforming our social trends. Joining us on the line was Dr Stephen Alomes, Adjunct Professor in Global, Urban and Social studies at RMIT university.

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