Read about how the internet is used in elections, politics and democracy.


6 ways for political campaigners to keep themselves safe online

“My social media account was hacked” has become one of the most cliched even-less-of-an-apology-than-a-non-apology-apology response by candidates . … Read the full post »


#FBPE: what does this hashtag mean?

The acronym FBPE, often used as the hashtag #FPBE, now pops up frequently on social media, especially Twitter. It stands for ‘follow back, Pro-European Union’ and is the label used by a campaign to cultivate a strong pro-European voice online. … Read the full post »