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The QUT Sphere displaying Twitter federal election and engagement. Photo: QUT, Anthony Weate

Literal Twittersphere shows election candidates getting traction on the site

Opposition leader Bill Shorten is seeing a slightly higher volume of election-related tweets than the Prime Minister. Engagement with Independent candidates this election is almost double what it was throughout all of the 2016 campaign. And #Watergate and questions around Murray-Darling water buybacks dominated Twitter activity in the first week of the campaign.

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