More of the Same or Manifold Perspectives? A Systematic Literature Review on Research on Politicians’ Social Media Use


Social media have become a central venue for political communication over the past two decades. Platforms such as Twitter or Facebook offer a quick and targeted way to disseminate content of one's political agenda; to mobilize and interact with potential voters. The aim of the project is to systematically review the research landscape on the use of social media by politicians in an international context.