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German politicians’ Twitter follower numbers are not all they seem

  • Last week’s printed edition of Focus had a piece about how Germany’s politicians are using social media. It made the dubious claim that 61% of Green top candidate Katrin Göring-Eckardt’s Twitter followers could have been bought. Let’s actually instead try to get to grips with what is going on here, and try to draw some conclusions. ...

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Author:Jon Worth
Parent Title (English):Jon Worth Euroblog
Publisher:Jon Worth Euroblog
Place of publication:[s. l.]
Contributor(s):Peter Tauber
Document Type:Article
Year of Completion:2017
Date of first Publication:2017/05/17
Publishing Institution:Universitätsbibliothek Johann Christian Senckenberg
Release Date:2019/04/23
Tag:Fake Followers; Gregor Gysi; Hans-Christian Ströbele; Heiko Maas; Jürgen Trittin; Katrin Göring-Eckardt; Peter Altmaier; Peter Tauber; Pluragraph; Sahra Wagenknecht; Sigmar Gabriel; Twitter; Volker Beck
Page Number:4
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Institutes:Philosophie und Geschichtswissenschaften / Geschichtswissenschaften
Dewey Decimal Classification:3 Sozialwissenschaften / 32 Politikwissenschaft / 320 Politikwissenschaft
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