Anybody know the difference between a “political” Facebook page and a “personal” one? Apparently the Globe, in today’s (7/19) piece on the Boston mayor’s race, shows it does not. The premise of the article is that candidates Flaherty and Yoon are using new technologies to motivate new voters in this year’s race. However, the Globe runs this line:
The mayor – whose past campaign websites were of the static, storefront variety – now has 2,400 supporters on Facebook, one-third more than Yoon, but 600 fewer than Flaherty.
But let’s look at the record: