Pew – Social Media and Voting

by Sabrina I. Pacifici on November 6, 2012

Social Media and Voting by Lee Rainie, November 6, 2012

  • On Election Day 2012, the Pew Internet & American Life Project finds social media to be a significant part of the process by which voters are talking about their ballot selections, especially younger voters: 22% of registered voters have let others know how they voted on a social networking site such as Facebook or Twitter. Social media platforms have also become a notable venue for people to try to convince their friends to vote.”
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