Social media bringing change in society: Akhilesh Yadav

By: GizBot Bureau

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav today said social media was bringing change in society, but apprehensions of its misuse were also increasing.

    Social media bringing change in society: Akhilesh Yadav

    "Large scale changes are taking place in the society through social media. Using this medium people are touching new avenues of economic growth. Apprehensions of its misuse are also increasing," Akhilesh said while addressing Facebook's 'Boost your Business' programme.

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    While terming social media as a strong medium to project their products at international level for small entrepreneurs, he said, "Social media platforms like Facebook should be used for the development of the state".

    The CM said more than 1,500 business pages have been created on Facebook for small entrepreneurs. After hosting a series of successful events and outreach activities in cities like Kannauj, Kanpur, Allahabad and Varanasi, Facebook's 'Boost Your Business' program has reached its last leg, Lucknow.

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    Under its initiative of increasing investment in small businesses in India, Facebook's 'Boost your Business' has been live in Uttar Pradesh for the past six weeks.

    Source PTI

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