A Politician’s Role in the Twitterverse: Megaphone vs. Telephone

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Obviously, today’s politicians see the Twitterverse as an asset, but there is still a disconnect in how it should be used. More than 70 members of Congress, including almost twenty sitting U.S. Senators, tweet. Candidates for public office, whether gunning for a position on the school board, state representative, or U.S. Senator use Twitter in a variety of ways – some more effective than others.

A Politician’s Role in the Twitterverse: Follower to Friend Ratio

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It all began with a tweet from a college friend: “Should Politicians follow all of their own followers? What do you think? Should mutual following be a priority for politicians on #twitter?” To which I responded simply – “No” and in my limited 140 characters explained that it isn’t beneficial for any person, let alone […]