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Social Media And Popular Elections


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Presentation I gave at Hunter College on the topic of social media's effect on popular elections around the world.

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Social Media And Popular Elections

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  2. 3. <ul><li>Social Media’s Effect on Popular Elections </li></ul><ul><li>What? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What is social media? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How have candidates used social media? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>So what? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What difference did social media make in elections around the world? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Now what? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What long-term effects will social media have on elections, government, and other sectors? </li></ul></ul>
  3. 4. Social Media – The development and sharing of content that connects people and ideas across the globe ?
  4. 13. There was a recent article in the New York Times that includes several rich media features on the election in Afghanistan. They are summarized on the next few slides Abdullah Abdullah (rival candidate) President Hamid Karzai
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  9. 26. Sector Implication
  10. 27. Thanks – it was a pleasure to be with you today! Questions and comments