Peer Steinbrueck took out an hour for the first German “Twitter Town Hall Meeting. Twitter users could send their questions directly to the SPD chancellor candidate under the predefined ‘Hashtag’ #FragPeer. Although not just on a social network, but also in front of a live audience at the Willy-Brandt-Haus. The format, as yet unknown in Germany, has been used in U.S. election campaigns. Barack Obama, as well as Hillary Clinton have also used Twitter in this way to discuss directly the issues with users.
b1group live streaming commences at 18:30 on spd.de.