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Facebook Voter Drive Sparked Registrations, Data Shows

This article originally appeared on the International Business Times. That the influence of social media extends into the political sphere has been evident for a while, and now there is data to back it up. Numerous reports show that a Facebook campaign drove up the number of people who went and registered themselves to vote in the presidential elections. In at least nine states, election officials have given credit to Facebook’s voter registration drive for significantly increasing the number of sign-ups.
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