The COVID 19 health crisis coupled with limited public space for free expression accelerated the use of social media as new form of political expression among the youth in Morocco. Moroccan youth are indeed active on different social media platforms. In 2021, the 18-24 years old age category represented 30.6% of social media users in Morocco while the 24- 34 years represented 36.4% of total users as of 2021. The most used platforms among youth in Morocco are respectively Facebook, Instagram and TikTok.
While social media platforms are used for different purposes, the emergence of both online activism and civic engagement is on the rise in Morocco.
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