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Feb. 7, 2013 9:00 am

Chris Christie: Why did the social media savvy N.J. governor slow his tweeting?

Follow @GovChristie on Twitter, and he still tweets, but it’s just not the same, say some. After being seen as a leader, New Jersey governor Chris Christie‘s Twitter presence has faded over the past few month, reports the Inquirer. It’s especially surprising because Christie was quite the social media “master,” the Inquirer reported: But Christie’s […]
N.J. Governor Chris Christie seems to have stopped writing his own tweets. Photo credit: Matt Evans for the AP.

N.J. Governor Chris Christie seems to have stopped writing his own tweets. Photo credit: Matt Evans for the AP.

Follow @GovChristie on Twitter, and he still tweets, but it’s just not the same, say some.

After being seen as a leader, New Jersey governor Chris Christie‘s Twitter presence has faded over the past few month, reports the Inquirer.

It’s especially surprising because Christie was quite the social media “master,” the Inquirer reported:

But Christie’s real interactions on Twitter are now far fewer, which is surprising for a guy who laments the lack of real-person interaction that the governorship affords him. It is doubly surprising because he is heralded as a master of social media: He rode YouTube to national fame, and on Feb. 13 Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is holding his first-ever political fund-raiser, for Christie.

Read the whole story here.

For more, read this Inquirer blog post on how it’s not just Christie who’s not on Twitter, but his gubernatorial opponent Barbara Buono, too.

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