The social media announcement is the new “I voted” sticker. More than one in five voters shared their votes with social media pals, according to the Pew Internet & American Life Project, an openness the project’s director attributes to changing societal expectations, especially among young people who post about everything that happens in their lives. “In a networked age, people share a lot more stuff about what they are doing on an ongoing basis,” Lee Rainie said. “Secondly, your political preferences are part of your identity.”
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