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More Voters Rely on Smartphones and Social Media

From Kst Cafe:

Virtually all of us are dependent on smartphones: if you take a moment to look up from your screen, you’ll probably see dozens of other people completely engrossed in their own.

In light of midterm elections today, a recent Pew Research poll highlighted in an article by The Hill revealed that voters are increasingly reliant on smartphones and social media to follow political parties, candidates and election news.

The poll, which surveyed 2,003 people from October 15-20, reported that Democrats, Republicans and Independents alike are using their phones and social media platforms to stay informed. According to the article, the number of voters who responded as using their smartphones and those who are using social media has doubled and tripled respectively, compared to data from elections in 2010.

Read the rest at Kst Cafe.

Posted on November 19, 2014.