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Social media rumour mill has been in overdrive since the coup.

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If companies are managing social media for their businesses, it might be useful to know about some of the most surprising statistics from the coup. 

Online logo of volunteers who monitor social media reports and propaganda

This coup has shown a demographic shift of social media users to the older generation. Unlike in previous coups when online communication was more limited to the 13-20 age group, this time it was university students and adults in metropolitan Bangkok who acted as the online medium of information — real or just rumours.

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