Politics in the Twittersphere – how much misinformation did we get?

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- dailymaverick.co.za | 2 months ago

With the highest number of followers, the official EFF account (@EFFSouthAfrica), was strong in the build-up to elections.

Although the official ANC twitter account (@MYANC) tweeted the most in the week before May 8th, averaging 1 original tweet every 12 minutes, tweets from the EFF had higher overall levels of engagement. Twitter users liked and retweeted more EFF tweets than they did ANC tweets.

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