Social media is nothing new to both Presidential candidates and according to a poll conducted by Google consumer surveys, 64.2% believe that Barack Obama is better at online persuasion and using social media than Mitt Romney. After all, social networks were a huge driving force in Obama getting elected and continue to be.
The survey received over 2500 responses from both males and females, including every age bracket and region of the United States. Out of the over 2500 who responded, 53.3 percent were female while 46.7 percent were male. Overall, women were 5 percent more likely to say that Obama was better at social media and online persuasion than men.
People living in the south and earning between $25,000 and $49,000 per year were said to side with Mitt Romney more on the social media front, however, those who lived in more urban areas believed Obama to be the victor.
The survey also showed that while ages 18 to 64 sided with Obama, 52.2 percent of people ages 65 and up sided with Romney. You can dive into the full survey here and see how everything stacked up.
The election is just heating up and we can be sure that social media will play yet another vital part in electing the next President.