Celebrities have also been using their social media presence to change their public image.
76 year old George Takei, well-known for his role as Hikaru Sulu on Star Trek,
has used social media to successfully transform his image by posting hilarious content and advocating LGBT rights
on Facebook and Twitter, where has amassed a huge following.
Social media can be a powerful platform, as it can effectively shape public opinion
of an individual or group of people. This is how social media can help transform a celebrities image.