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Think Facebook ‘likes’ and Twitter followers can tell us who will win an election? Think again!

It’s easy to assume that a person with a lot of Twitter followers or Facebook friends is wildly popular, right? But it’s not so. And just as it’s not so for individual, the same holds true for politicians. The number of followers or likes aren’t not a predictor to his or her real popularity. Haven’t you ever ‘liked’ the candidate you don’t like, just to debate with their supporters?

Beyond the wanting to debate, what does social media predict about an election? Read more at

About Libby Juliá-Vázquez

Being Latino's Chief Content Officer, Libby Juliá Vázquez has been with BL since April 2010. She oversees all aspects of the online magazine's strategic direction including content and partnerships. She is also the owner of Write Media, a freelance writing and communications company. Her extensive experience has made her a sought-after expert in content, social media, and editing.

A self-proclaimed gypsy, Libby has lived in New York, Puerto Rico, and Utah, and now resides in Chicago.

Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed in this article are solely those of the author and should not be understood to be shared by Being Latino, Inc.

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