Social media role in documentation

Question: Consider how digital platforms such as YouTube, Instagram, Tik Tok are documenting and creating new forms of self-representation and identity. Are these live and recorded fragments of reality, which are distributed through social networks on the web, increasing democratic communication, or are they the economic exploitation of narcissistic neoliberal subjectivity by corporate technology companies?

Use: Palestine Israel conflict and the way it is documented through social media (i.e: Israeli censorship, raw videos)