Yang Xinyu (
Currently, many online voting activities spring up on WeChat Moments. The participants are mostly students whose parents try every means to persuade their friends and relatives to vote for their children in these contests. Many people find it disturbing when asked to vote since they are not interested in voting. But eventually they tend to participate for fear of hurting their friends.
The notice issued by the Department of Education of Zhejiang Province on online voting intends to regulate voting activities from kindergartens and middle schools to high schools and colleges. Online voting, which has deviated from its original aim, not only disturbs people’s normal social life but also causes havoc on students’ growth and values. As an unfair way of winning, vote