Who is Winning Singapore #GE2015 on Instagram?

- 11 September 2015 at 4:00 | 0 comments

It always starts with an interesting question. For Singapore's #GE2015/rally/"chut" pattern*/election, it was: "Who's winning the election on Instagram?"    And that question stemmed from kopi-O discussion: "Dey, did you know that our politicians are more active on Instagram than Twitter?"  "Hmmm...." It turned into a post by our friends at One Fifty Seven (Will Instagram displace Twitter as the choice of candidates?). And since Twitter mentions and Facebook posts and shares were covered by Social Media gurus and local dailies, I decided to take the not-so-trodden path to find what and where people are saying on Instagram.Read More
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Who is Winning Singapore #GE2015 on Instagram?

- 11 September 2015 at 4:00 | 0 comments

It always starts with an interesting question. For Singapore's #GE2015/rally/"chut" pattern*/election, it was: "Who's winning the election on Instagram?"    And that question stemmed from kopi-O discussion: "Dey, did you know that our politicians are more active on Instagram than Twitter?"  "Hmmm...." It turned into a post by our friends at One Fifty Seven (Will Instagram displace Twitter as the choice of candidates?). And since Twitter mentions and Facebook posts and shares were covered by Social Media gurus and local dailies, I decided to take the not-so-trodden path to find what and where people are saying on Instagram.Read More 
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Part 3 of Social Media Turf War for #GE2015 Singapore: Who Wins?

- 11 September 2015 at 0:30 | 0 comments

This post concludes our Social Media series of the contesting parties for Singapore's GE2015. If you've missed out the first two posts, here are the links to it:Read More 
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We're calling the #GE2015 election

- 10 September 2015 at 17:51 | 0 comments

We teamed up with onefivesevenSG to figure out what social media is saying about the election results. We scrambled all day to pore through heaps of social media data and prepare the artwork with our friends over at onefivesevenSG. Then late this evening it dawned on us that publishing polling data is illegal in Singapore. Read More 
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Part 2 of Social Media Turf War for #GE2015 Singapore: Who Wins?

- 10 September 2015 at 6:44 | 0 comments

Yesterday, we showed you the top four fiercely contested GRCs and SMCs that are on Social Media.Read More 
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Social Media Turf War for #GE2015 Singapore: Who Wins?

- 09 September 2015 at 1:43 | 0 comments

Singapore General Election 2011 was a rock-on, hard-on, hotly contested election which pushed the incumbent political party to its limits. It also served them notice of Social Media's existance – when Facebook and Twitter became the wellspring (and some might say “more trusted source”) of election news. Four years later and one election wiser, the ruling party and the opposition have been climbing onto the Social Media bandwagon. They’ve been posting thoughts, updates and Wefies on Singapore’s three major channels -- Facebook, Twitter and, increasingly, Instagram -- to great effect and greater fanbase.  Given their now proliferate social media presences, we wondered:Read More 
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GE2015: List of all Social Media Accounts of Contesting Political Candidates

- 01 September 2015 at 17:47 | 2 comments

Election fever is upon us once again. We've compiled a full list of social media accounts for all the political parties and their contesting candidates. All their Facebook and Twitter accounts in one handy list. *Update* There was an error with Paul Tambyah Facebook Followers. This has since been updated.Read More 
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