The first 10 #onpoli tweets

The first 10 #onpoli tweets

Ontario political chatter on Twitter earned the #onpoli hashtag in July 2009. It had been nearly two months since #cdnpoli had quickly cemented itself. Those that followed, #onpoli included, had a longer adoption cycle. Here are the first 10 #onpoli tweets with their...
What the Sudbury byelection teaches us about online advocacy

What the Sudbury byelection teaches us about online advocacy

I just finished an interview with CBC about the provincial byelection in Ontario. I was asked to comment on an interesting graph that shows trends in “engagement” with content published by the five leading candidates. My take? Likes and shares are...
The election was broadcast

The election was broadcast

Executive summary of this post: Ontario political parties still rely on traditional forms of contact with voters. During the 2014 Ontario election, survey respondents indicated mail, leaflets to homes and telephone calls were the most common contacts by candidates and...
Ottawa candidate “Digital campaign report card” 2014

Ottawa candidate “Digital campaign report card” 2014

It’s election day in Ontario. FullDuplex.ca has been conducting detailed analysis of the role of digital in the election, primarily at the level of the four main parties, their leaders and the most discussed issues. Mark will be making a number of appearances on...
Ontario election online: Issues June 2-8

Ontario election online: Issues June 2-8

Full Duplex has partnered with Abacus Data to provide complementary analysis of the Ontario election. Abacus Data is conducting online surveys using more traditional polling methodologies. Full Duplex is conducting analysis of Ontario election activity using...