28% of registered voters use their cell phone to follow political news, and 16% follow political figures on social media.
The growth of social media and the rapid adoption of internet-enabled mobile devices have changed the way Americans engage in the political process.
22% of registered voters have announced their vote for president on social media like Facebook or Twitter
55% of registered voters have watched political videos online this election season, and 52% have had others recommend political videos for them to watch online
10% of 2012 presidential campaign donors have contributed via text message or cell phone app.
Registered voters on both sides of the political spectrum are using their cell phones to get campaign news, share their views about the candidates and interact with others about political issues
Summary of research findings from Pew Internet's 2010 post-election survey.
54% of adults used the internet for political purposes in the 2010 election cycle, far surpassing the 2006 midterm contest.
Republicans catch up to Democrats in social media use for politics as social media became a regular part of the political environment in the 2010 midyear elections
More than a quarter of American adults - 26% - used their cell phones to learn about or participate in the 2010 mid-term election campaign.