27 Jan '12, 1am

Sampling of Singaporeans' tweets during the GE shows the PAP attracted the most attention: NTU study

Singaporeans were all atwitter about the general election last May and a sampling of their tweets shows the People's Action Party (PAP) attracted the most attention. It scored mentions in 42.8 per cent of the posts on social media website Twitter, according to a Nanyang Technological University (NTU) study. The Workers' Party was next, with 20.8 per cent, followed by National Solidarity Party (13.9 per cent), Singapore Democratic Party (11.1 per cent), Reform Party (5.2 per cent), Singapore People's Party (4.4 per cent), and Singapore Democratic Alliance (1.8 per cent). Related Links TWEET AND VOTE Their respective rankings mirrored the eventual vote share the seven political parties snared on May 7. Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus. blog comments powered by Disqus

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