Smartphones, text messages, and political participation

@article{ShaulCohen2019SmartphonesTM,
  title={Smartphones, text messages, and political participation},
  author={Sara Shaul-Cohen and Azi Lev-on},
  journal={Mobile Media \& Communication},
  year={2019},
  volume={8},
  pages={62 - 82}
}
In recent years, usage of text messages sent by political parties and candidates to potential voters has been on the rise. Such messages may also offer response options, which create bilateral communications with potential voters. This article examines responsiveness to political text messages during election campaigns and the factors that affect such responsiveness, using a natural experiment in which the campaign headquarters of 3 municipal candidates sent text messages to the residents of 3… 

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