It used to be campaigns were all about air war and ground war (grassroots). Today, there is a third type known as cyber or digital war. 

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The political landscape has changed quite a bit in the last couple of decades. The internet has played a large role in this transformation. Social media, in particular, is now a serious factor in political campaigns, in the way people think about issues, and how candidates defeat their opponents.

While there’s a significant surge in political parties and candidates who are using social media election campaigns to turn the election results in their favor and although social media did major changes in the campaign rulebook, it is important to highlight that it is not the only factor that will determine the election results.

In an advance draft excerpt from the upcoming book "Winning Election with Social Intelligence" by Roger Do, Chief Executive Officer of Singapore-based data analysis firm AutoPolitic, it was said that “an election is a conflict with three possible battlefields to choose from; ground war, air war, and cyberwar.”

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