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Social Advocacy & Politics

July 21, 2016
The latest research on how people are getting their updates about the US Presidential Campaign highlights the rising important of social media channels.
July 07, 2016
Whi le most of the coverage about Facebook's latest algorithm change has focused on the impact it'll have on media outlets, little has been written on the impact it' ll have on political candidates and advocacy groups.
June 21, 2016
In a new Social Advocacy and Politics post, Dr. Alan Rosenblatt looks at how social media can be used to enact real action on gun reform in the wake of the most recent mass shooting.
June 07, 2016
Is social media a valuable tool for predicting the outcomes of elections? In a new 'Social Advocacy and Politics' post, Alan Rosenblatt investigates.
May 24, 2016
In a new Social Advocacy and Politics post, Dr. Alan Rosenblatt questions whether in the new, always connected, always watching world, will we reach a point where being under constant surveillance affects how we behave?
May 10, 2016
Snapchat is the social network of the moment among political campaigners - but is it an effective tool to reach voters?
April 27, 2016
How are hashtags being used in the current Presidential candidacy race? Alan Rosenblatt explores in a new 'Social Advocacy and Politics' post.
April 12, 2016
While many of us seek an authentic connection with people of similar values and policy goals via social media, there are some who use the medium to create a network of fictional activists seeking to promote the goals of one side or the other.
March 29, 2016
Latest numbers from the Presidential race show that the better a candidate is doing on Facebook, the better they tend to do in the subsequent primaries
March 15, 2016
While dirty tricks have been part and parcel of our political system from the very beginning, the tenor of this year’s campaign season has already slipped across the line at least once, and there's much concern that it'll get worse.