Democratic and Republican Voters Use Social Networking Sites at Rates on Par with One Another, According to Pew Internet
The Pew Internet & American Life Project released a report today on the use of social networking sites and Twitter for political participation in the 2010 campaign. Their report revealed that Democratic and Republican voters use social networking sites at rates on par with one another (58% and 54%, respectively). For purposes of political engagement, 40% of Republican voters and 38% of Democratic users used these sites to get politically involved, whereas only 29% of non-voters did so in the 2010 November elections.
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