Social Media's Influence On Presidential Elections

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On September 26, 1960 the presidential debate was televised for the first time. Kennedy was charismatic and confident, while Nixon seemed flustered. This made Nixon seem like a bad choice for president. For Obamas's election, he used social media in his favor with the most shared thread ever. Social media is important to presidential election because it keeps people up-to-date, makes some candidates more popular, and has influenced past elections. First of all, it keeps people current on the candidates. Whether it is Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter, or Facebook, almost everyone has some form of social media. Besides social media, things like the newspaper and magazines keeps people current on events. There are also alerts for recent updates
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