Thursday, May 17, 2007

British MP using Twitter to campaign

Good news for Twitter lovers everywhere. British MP Alan Johnston is using Twitter in his campaign to become deputy leader of the Labor party.

Mostly, the twittering campaign consists of constant updates among a growing group of campaign supporters.

However, Indian politicians have used Texting as so-called 21st century PR for quite a while now in this decade of almost universal mobile coverage – sending one-way promotional messages, reminders to vote, exchanging quick texts on polling booth arrangements, who’s buying whom, caste-wise canvassing, the list goes on and on.

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