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Election 2012 Takes Social Media by Storm

Internet abuzz all day with updates, results


As political tools social media and the Internet came into their own yesterday.

With tens of millions of people communicating and sharing with each other via Facebook (NASDAQ:FB), Twitter and other sites, information flowed between voters all day. Citizens shared about their plans to vote, they tweeted while they waited to vote, and most of all, they shared while the waited for the results of the vote.

Here are some of the notable events from the social media world yesterday:

More from the election:

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