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LAST FEDERAL ELECTION: Saturday 2 July 2016  

 

 Social media and the election

General:

Federal election 2016: Chat and Snapchat in Malcolm's pub visit (theage.com.au)
The Age, 12 Jun 2016
Includes comments and information on how various federal politicians are using Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat.

Election 2016: MPs turn to Snapchat, Instagram, Twitter for youth vote (abc.net.au)
ABC News, 10 Jun 2016
The use of social media is key to accessing Australia's youth.

Facebook:

Leaders face-off using Facebook in first online debate (news.com.au)
news.com.au, 17 June 2016
Malcolm Turnbull and Bill Shorten answered questions posed on Facebook and from a live audience.

Twitter:

See our Twitter page.

Instagram:

Who is winning the Instagram election campaign? (smh.com.au)
Sydney Morning Herald, 26 May 2016

2016 election on Instagram: First two weeks (fr-fr.facebook.com)
26 May 2016
Instagram enables political leaders to use photographs to communicate very personally with potential voters.

Snapchat:

PM signs up to Snapchat (news.com.au)
news.com.au, 12 Jun 2016.

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