Role of social media in U.S. election campaigns

World Today


Four months from now, voters will go to the polls in the United States to elect their next president. The two major prospective nominees, as well as third party candidates, have been getting their messages out using traditional means like rallies, TV ads and interviews. But social media is also a key part of their strategy. CGTN’s Hendrik Sybrandy looks at the role internet platforms are playing in this campaign.