New Media: Politicians Now Campaign Online

Many political analysts have ascribed the success of US President Barrack Obama’s campaign partly to the use of new media technologies.  It is also widely used by Politicians to raise campaign funds.

On these official websites, supporters and sympathizers of the various political parties all over the world get access to videos and pictures of campaign trails as well as news about the campaigns across all constituencies. Most of the presidential aspirants also have accounts and groups for their campaign on social networks such as FaceBook, twitter, Hi5, and MySpace.