Indonesia’s most popular politician joins presidential race: Social media reactions


Screen Shot 2014-03-15 at 6.49.55 PMYesterday, Indonesia’s main opposition party, the Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI-P), has nominated Jakarta Governor Joko “Jokowi” Widodo –dubbed as Indonesia’s Obama— to lead its presidential ticket.

Tim Graham of AIWA, collects some interesting tidbits, including from social media. The party even announced the much-anticipated official nomination on Twitter first.

As Dave McRae notes, the party’s announcement on Twitter actually came before the party’s official announcement to the media.

Checkout Mr. Graham’s full post

[Image taken from @enda‘s tweet]


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