Originally written November 21, 2011 on Mashable:
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Two-thirds (67%) of adult social media users in the U.S. voted for Barack Obama in the 2008 presidential race, although only a half (51%) would vote the same way if they knew what they know now. Market researcher Lab42 polled 500 social media users on all things politics. The findings, presented in the infographic below, reveal top issues, candidates and news sources for social media users. When it comes to the 2012 election, almost half (46%) of respondents didn’t think it would be bad if most members of congress were defeated in the upcoming election. While roughly half (51%) of social media users have posted political content to their Facebook walls, 36% have changed their opinions of someone based on political content posted to Facebook or Twitter. Take a look through the findings and let us know what you find most interesting. How do you think adult social media users in the U.S. differ from the general population? More About: election 2012, infographic, Politics, Social...
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