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Instant Twitter reporting on Lebanese election violations

Jun. 4, 2012 | International Media Support (IMS)

Tweeting from every corner of Lebanon, election monitors reported instantly on incidents of intimidation, illegal campaigning and corruption during recent municipal elections

When Lebanon held its municipal elections in May this year, the local NGO, the Lebanese Association for Democratic Elections (LADE) used Twitter to foster fairer elections through instant reporting on violations of basic election rules. Describing the benefits of using Twitter, Executive Director of LADE, Yara Nassar says:

“It’s strategically valuable and very user friendly for people who are already familiar with it. And for us as monitors it gives us verification of violations through pictures and reports instantly”

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