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Politicians online!

Posted at 1:33 PM on January 25, 2008 by Julia Schrenkler

It doesn't have the same pizazz as "Politicians on Ice" but candidates are choosing Myspace, Facebook, Twitter, and other social networks instead of the rink.

MPR's Curtis Gilbert reports that Senate candidates learn the pitfalls of online politics. Rude comments, spam, porn, language moderation, and low friend counts are the realities that face politicians online...just like the rest of us.


Check out the Facebook faceoff: Slideshow critique of the candidates' Facebook pages

More: Discuss Minnesota Politics in MPR's online discussion group

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