Facebook Popularity Predicts Mid-Term Election Winners

Facebook Popularity Predicts Mid-Term Election Winners
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According to the numbers released by the social network's political team for the mid-term elections in the US, candidates with more Facebook fans than their opponents won the majority of House and Senate races.

Naresh Kumar
  • 4 november 2010

According to the numbers released by Facebook’s political team for the mid-term elections in the US, candidates with more Facebook fans than their opponents won the majority of House and Senate races, suggesting that popularity on the web’s largest social network offered a fairly accurate representation of the election races.

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