Christiansborg.

Internet and social media played a key role in the Danish election 2015

Sander SchwartzResearchdemocracysocial mediaEvents

September 5, 2016

Danes turn to the web and social media for information about the candidates and test their own political views online, shows a new report with figures from the general election in 2015.

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Danes are reluctant to discuss politics on Facebook

Sander SchwartzLuca Rossisocial mediaResearch

June 15, 2016

Although social media has given us new opportunities to participate in the public debate, most Danes are hesitant to discuss politics with strangers online. When they do occur, however, Facebook debates can change political opinions, shows a new report from the IT University of Copenhagen.