Social Media and U.S. House Elections

Indiana University Sociology Professor Fabio Rojas and Twitter, Inc. Head of Government and Non-Profits Adam Sharp discuss new… read more

Indiana University Sociology Professor Fabio Rojas and Twitter, Inc. Head of Government and Non-Profits Adam Sharp discuss new research that found that social media like Twitter messages can help predict the outcome of U.S. House elections. According to Profesor Rojas' research, Twitter data from 2010 predicted the winner in 404 of 406 competitive races. close

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