07 November 2012 03:31 | By Tan Thiam Peng, xinmsn Tech editor
Trending to the Top: An Election on Social Media

You can run but you can't hide. Social media magnify both campaigns' hits and misses.



You can run but you can't hide. Social media magnify both campaigns' hits and misses. (© Reuters)
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We’re finally here and the latest we’re hearing about social media’s reach into the 2012 US Presidential Election is… Twitter bombs?!

These fake tweets are no doubt a pain in the butt for vote followers online, but it is safe to say that tweeting, trolling or trending have left a permanent, LOL mark on the race to the White House.

Be it on 9gag, Facebook, Tumblr, Instagram or YouTube, social media channels have exploded in the last few months with often hilarious, quick-witted and slapstick responses to everything from Big Bird to Clint Eastwood’s chair.

Join us as we look at the sharpest, funniest and most popular stuff people have created on the web.

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