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Social Networks & Political Views: In One Chart

by Jane Susskind, published

When's the last time you bid on an item on ebay and paid using PayPal? If the answer is recently, it's likely you're a Romney voter, whereas those who are active "Redditors" are more likely to be Obama voters.

Stereotype? Maybe, but according to a recent study conducted by the Republican digital consultancy EngageDC your web browser can reveal more about your political tendencies than you think. And we're not talking about what websites you use to gather news. The group focused on social network use, measuring Facebook "Likes" from users of Trendsetter to make assessments on political tendencies.

While Facebook and YouTube remained relatively neutral, some of their other findings might surprise you:

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