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Social Media and the Presidential Election by the Numbers

Social media and the presidential election infographicLast week my colleague Carolyn talked about the kind of influence social networks are having on this year’s presidential election. Whether social will determine the winner of the election is something many of us are wondering, I think.

When a researcher from reached out to with an awesome infographic on exactly the same topic, I knew I wanted to share it. A team of researchers and designers put together this infographic looking at previous elections and the current one in terms of social media use. Pretty interesting stuff.

Do you think social media will decide the election? If so, who will win?

Click through to check out the whole infographic.

Social Media Election

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About Elizabeth Wiley

Elizabeth Wiley is a graduate student in the Master's of Communication of Digital Media program at the University of Washington. She has a background in sports communications at the collegiate and Olympic levels and has a passion for social media and the online world. Follow her on Twitter (@ewiley).

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