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Are politicians having a positive influence on a younger voting audience by their increased use of social media sites?

Politicians are using mediums such as YouTube and social network sites in an attempt to become more relevant to a younger voter demographic. Is this making a difference? How effective is this new medium in getting the politicians message across? I am also interested in any research done on this topic.

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    Jun 13 2011: Corvida said it perfectly. It's the same discourse, the same proposals, the same ideals. The politicians might be getting more exposure, but many youngsters are still uninterested. The way I see it, its a failure of political social media networking.
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      Jun 16 2011: So Martim - how do you think politicians can get a message across to younger voters

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