Credible Elections and the Role of Social Media: The Case of Nairaland in the 2014 Osun Gubernatorial Election
The use of social media in elections appears to be gathering momentum that is altering the traditional practice of electioneering. This phenomenon is premised on the rapidly expanding access to internet, increased availability of internet-ready smartphones and other communication devices, which enable individuals to simultaneously share information with any number of peers or even the public....
Published at Proceedings of the 15th European Conference on eGovernment 2015: ECEG 2015
Published in 2015
Charles Ayo, Oluranti Jonathan, Moses Duruji, Nicholas Omoregbe
Jonathan Oluranti » Oluranti Jonathan graduated from Federal University of Technology, Bauchi (ATBU) with B.Tech in Computer Science. He also obtained a M.Sc in Computer Science from Bayero University, Kano in 2011. Mr. Jonathan worked in the Telecomms Industry for close to nine years before deciding for full time academic work in 2013. He joined the services of Covenant University 1st March, 2013 and is... view full profile