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Social Media Study: Conservatives Were Top Tweeters in 2010 Elections

July 21, 2011

computing graphic The results of a study on candidates' use of Twitter in the 2010 midterm elections suggest that Republicans and Tea Party members used the social medium more effectively than their Democratic rivals. Full Story

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