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Marketplace Tech Report for Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Aug 15, 2012

Marketplace Tech Report for Wednesday, August 15, 2012

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On social media platforms, the candidates can't say enough about the economy. But what citizens are retweeting and sharing and liking isn't mostly the economy, but other issues which tend to be ones that people feel passionately about like immigration, women's rights -- issues where people feel a personal connection to them. The research indicates that voters might be in the mood for a broader discussion.

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Report: People don't retweet candidates on the economy

Aug 15, 2012
But they do retweet them on anything else. Social media research indicates that voters might be in the mood for a broader discussion.

On social media platforms, the candidates can’t say enough about the economy. But what citizens are retweeting and sharing and liking isn’t mostly the economy, but other issues which tend to be ones that people feel passionately about like immigration, women’s rights — issues where people feel a personal connection to them. The research indicates that voters might be in the mood for a broader discussion.

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