22% of registered voters have announced their vote for president on social media like Facebook or Twitter
10% of 2012 presidential campaign donors have contributed via text message or cell phone app.
75 million Americans used the internet in the last campaign to get political news and information, discuss candidates and debate issues in emails, or participate directly in the political process by volunteering or giving contributions to candidates....
The internet made a difference in the campaign because of the multiple ways it can be used. This commentary accompanies a report on the internet and the election.
As wired Americans increasingly go online for political news and commentary, we find that the internet is contributing to a wider awareness of political views during this yearâ€™s campaign season.