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Social media will not win your election

Posted by New Leaders Council 4 Admin on August 12, 2015 at 5:59 PM

Originally published by Ruck.us on August 11, 2015.

Go try to figure out what your local political party is doing online.

Odds are, if you can find anything, it’ll be a Facebook page whose last update, IN ALL CAPS, was in May 2013. Want to learn what’s going on in your county? Good luck.

We’ve looked across the country, and your county’s nonexistent web-presence is the norm: A few years ago someone hopped on the social media train, realized how tough it was to maintain, and hopped off. The same is true for a digital graveyard’s worth of former local candidates.

But wasn’t social media the wave of the future? Wasn’t this supposed to be the Social Media Election?

Read the full story here: https://medium.com/@Ruck.us/social-media-will-not-win-your-election-ffee6b55d0ab