Impact of Instagram and others social media on African Culture


Instagram is a social Network now Know as one of the Social Networks most used on our time, Instagram is a photo and videos Sharing Social Network Service owned By an America company Known as META PLATFORMS

The app allows users to upload media that can be edited with filters and organized by hashtags and geographical tagging. Posts can be shared publicly or with preapproved followers. Users can browse other users' content by tag and location, view trending content, like photos, and follow other users to add their content to a personal feed


Facebook is defined as an online social networking website where people can create profiles, share information such as photos and quotes about themselves, and respond or link to the information posted by others.

On Facebook people are also able to Share ideas, concerns, and is also used a telecommunication platform

Facebook supports group pages, fan pages, and business pages that let businesses use Facebook as a vehicle for social media marketing.

Facebook makes it simple to share photos, text messages, videos, status posts and feelings on Facebook. The site is entertaining and a regular daily stop for many users.



TikTok is a social media app dedicated to short-form videos created for and consumed by users. The length of videos is between 15-60 seconds.

TikTok is one of the world's most popular social media apps and is available in more than 150 markets and over 35 languages.16 The app has seen more than 3.5 billion downloads worldwide, making it one of the most popular apps



Culture is a pattern of behaviour. Basically, culture is the style of behaviour, and this style are found to be present in the behaviour of the majority of people living in a particular group

Culture is an umbrella term which passes the social behaviour institution and norms found in human societies as well as the knowledge, beliefs, arts, law, customs, capability and habits of the individual group.



African culture refers to the whole of African social behaviour, knowledge, beliefs, art, laws, customs heritage we could see that African way of life in all its forms and ramification the culture of Africa is varied and manifold  

Africa has numerous ethnic nationalities all with varying qualities such as language, dishes, greetings, and dances. However, all African peoples share a series of dominant cultural traits which distinguish African Culture from the rest of the world. For example, social values, religion, morals, political values, economics, and aesthetic values all contribute to African Culture

The social media platforms are variety of culture languages, behaviours, beliefs, they are platforms that unity all of us in a way of sharing information’s, videos, pictures, news, marketing publicity’s etc…using social media platform help the rest of the world know and understand better about African countries and they peoples and cultures, and Africans to understand the rest of world

The big impact of social media has in Africa is that they are platforms helping African countries to have contact to rest of the world and contact between the different countries and peoples and culture in African

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