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>> From sports stars to government ministers, eager campaigners are taking to social media to urge Turkish voters, pick yes or no. They're already having their say on whether to give President Tayyip Erdogan sweeping powers, even though the referendum is two months away. A string of selfie videos from both sides of the debate indicate that this will be a divisive vote.
00:00:23
Advocates say replacing parliamentary democracy with an all powerful presidency, will guarantee stability. Those on the no side say it'll will lead to authoritarianism.>>
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00:00:47
A bit like the ice bucket challenge, this tag and tweet effect has triggered a chain of celebrity reactions, but not everyone is getting on board. Actor Baris Atay says the social media frenzy is designed to cast no voters such as himself, as enemies of the state. No to one person rule he says, no to fascism and dictatorship
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00:01:33
Official campaigning ahead of the April referendum may not have started, but already it appears to be polarizing voters online.>>