Which countries are the most socially aware and politically savvy?
Posted On September 9, 2021
The first world is often described as the cradle of democracy, but it’s far from a perfect place.
The United States is known as the most social country in the world, according to the 2014 World Values Survey, with 81 percent of the population saying they are social connected and connected in a way that’s at least somewhat meaningful.
And as countries have come to embrace technology, the world has been growing increasingly connected.
That’s a problem, according the International Social Networking Network, a nonprofit organization that studies the social media impact of governments.
“The more people you connect with, the more people that are connected, the greater the potential for conflict,” said Jonathan Zittrain, the group’s founder.
“So social networks are the key for conflict resolution.”
What to Know China is the world’s most connected country, with more than two billion people online, and many have access to social media apps.
Its leaders are often hailed for their efforts to create more social cohesion, but some say their country has taken on too much social media.
CNN’s Mark Preston examines the social impact of social media on governance.
What to Watch Next China’s leaders have pushed for greater social inclusion in their country’s education system, and they have also made efforts to tackle corruption and corruption-related crimes.
They have also been trying to reduce tensions in the South China Sea, a sensitive issue in the region.
What We’re Reading The top five countries in terms of how much people are connected online are: United States: 84%