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Web Popularity of Japan's Candidates Ranked

In the midst of Japan's first election campaign where politicians are officially allowed to use social media, freelance engineer Masahide Mori [ja] has compiled a ranking [ja] based on the number of likes and the number of subscribers on the Facebook pages of candidates. Users can view increase and decrease of Facebook Like of politicians. Users can also chose political parties and compare who is gaining more likes.

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