Social Networking sites and Elections

Social Networking sites and Elections

Postby Gabrielle Cheyney » Fri Feb 07, 2014 10:23 am

What effect do social networking sites such as Twitter and Facebook have on elections?
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Re: Social Networking sites and Elections

Postby Kealeboga Maphunye » Fri Mar 07, 2014 12:16 pm

Not much effect, in my view, except that such social network sites play an additional role of ensuring transparency about electoral matters in a country. This is particularly often critical whenever a country's electoral system and processes experience a crisis and information flow is somehow curtailed or prevented by the powers that be.
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