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Online in #TrinSpa: local candidates tap social media

April 19th, 2011 · Comments Off on Online in #TrinSpa: local candidates tap social media

By Beth Macdonell

“I heard someone call this the Seinfeld election. The election about nothing,” says James Norrie, a social media researcher and associate dean at Ryerson University. “It seems pretty apathetic out there.”

Still, Norrie believes in the power of social media. “If social media can provoke social unrest to the point that a government can fall,” he says, “it can mobilize voters.”

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