On the 29th October 2019, Parliament voted for a general election to take place on December 12th, the first December election since 1923. A near century of history existed between these two dates, with this not the only century wide shift to occur, as on election night we saw La…
Twitter Fleets are not necessary, nobody on the network was calling for them, and their implementation shows that Twitter has more interest in followin…
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It's over, and now we can begin to make sense of what occurred, with Biden now awaiting his position, I take a quick look at what went on during the ca…
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Summary Trump has won in the head to head battle between his personal Facebook page and Biden's across all engagement metrics. This is seen across tota…
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Welcome to my social media newsletter. My name is Tristan Hotham (@tristanhotham), I am a researcher of social media & politics, organic campaigning & …
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Followers are very important for online election campaigns, they are the virtual members that drive wider engagement with online content. The potential…
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Analysing 4450 posts from equal campaign periods before the 2016 and 2020 Presidential Elections, the data shows that Biden is trailing Clinton’s perfo…
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It is 100 days to the US 2020 Elections. Over the next few months millions of dollars will be spent on the parties' digital campaigns. Much of this wil…
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Social media? Meet politics. by Tristan Hotham