Global sensation and the heartthrob of millions all over the globe, Priyanka Chopra, has joined hands with Facebook Live for an event called #SocialForGood. This is a live event which would spread awareness regarding issues like mental health, cyberbullying and women entrepreneurship. It will be a four-hour long event which will be held on 27th November on Facebook.
Talking about the event and the huge impact of social media on various social issues, Priyanka said, “There is no denying the power of social media. It is a force which once unleashed, is difficult to control or stop. Its force comes from the huge influence it wields and recognizing that means, using it well, to do some good. I have personally witnessed the positive effects of social media in bringing awareness and action to many of the causes I hold dear to my heart. The right content can make all the difference.”
Priyanka feels that this is a great idea to create and spread awareness among the people. She feels that through this event, some real-life stories will be celebrated which would motivate people to contribute their bit for the community. She also added, “I am looking forward to this partnership with Facebook. May the Force to spread the good, be with all of us #SocialForGood”.
But Priyanka is not the only one who will be joining this live session. Popular Bollywood celebrities like Ayushmann Khurrana, Diljit Dosanjh, celebrity chef, Pooja Dhingra, Vrundan Bawankar, Falguni Nayar will also be attending this event.
Saket Jha Saurabh, Head of Entertainment Partnerships, Facebook India said “Social Media has been playing a pivotal role in recent times to bring awareness to issues that affect minorities, local communities and even matters of national importance. With #SocialForGood, our endeavour is to shine a spotlight on some of the fantastic work our community of public figures and socially-responsible volunteers have been doing to bring positive change, not just on the internet but our everyday lives”.