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The Use of Twitter by Political Parties

13 Mar

Early October last year, Maclean’s was crowning Quebec as the most corrupt province in Canada. Numerous scandals had stained the Belle Province’s reputation in the past decades. Corruption and lack of transparency were amongst the allegations made against it.

In an effort to connect with the Quebecers, political parties – who are usually late comers – have started blogging, tweeting and facebooking. It is now well know that Social Medias are a powerful promotional tool and Barack Obama’s success story might have inspired many politicians to start using Web 2.0 to promote themselves or their party. Lire la suite