The Importance of Social Media Literacy for Students in Globalization Age


Globalization has meant that the world is simply becoming smaller and more connected. This comes at a cost – that is there is also a risk that globalization has adverse effects when countries use it to spread their agenda through soft power diplomacy. Through qualitative descriptive method, this paper aims to examine to what extent the young generation can be taught to be more selective in grappling with the abundant information, especially information related to soft power diplomacy in the midst of globalization through online/social media literacy.