Trump, Biden fight for primacy on social media platforms

 

Last updated 7/4/2020 at Noon

ALEXANDRA JAFFE and AMANDA SEITZ

Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) - On an average day, President Donald Trump sends about 14 posts to the 28 million Facebook followers of his campaign account. His Democratic rival, Joe Biden, delivers about half that many posts to an audience of just 2 million.

The numbers are similarly skewed in other spheres of the social media landscape.

On Twitter, Trump's 82.4 million followers dwarf Biden's 6.4 million. The president has spent years cultivating a ragtag digital "army" of meme makers and political influencers who retweet campaign messages hundreds of t...



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