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Election Returns via Social Media

By November 5, 2012

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What some are calling the first social media election is finally coming to a close as voters head to the polls tomorrow to either re-elect President Barack Obama or replace him with Republican Mitt Romney.

In case you'd like to supplement your TV watching as the returns roll in by listening to social media or joining conversations with other voters online, we've compiled a short list of valuable resources in our 2012 Social Media Election Guide.

And for those wondering what the overall tone of social media talk has been this year, researchers at the Pew Project for Excellence in Journalism have a two-word answer: "relentlessly negative."

Read more about the Pew report on the tone of Facebook and Twitter coverage.

Social Media Election Hubs

November 17, 2012 at 2:42 pm
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