Now “the annual ritual o’ the big countin’ up is o’er…”

Right, we have had some great analysis on Slugger over the last few days or so… But nothing compares to the boul Professor Billy… With apologies to Dawn, here’s his take on politics and social media

Wee Dawn is oot, an’ the whole social medium wurld loved her. Unfortunately hivin’ 2.3 million friends oan FB does nat equate til a similar nummer o’ votes in the election. Ah shud knae, Ah hiv 6 hunner odd friends, Ah hiv oany met aboot 6 o’ them, an’ Ah dinnae even like themuns.*

But, honestly, read the whole thing

Mick is founding editor of Slugger. He has written papers on the impacts of the Internet on politics and the wider media and is a regular guest and speaking events across Ireland, the UK and Europe. Twitter: @MickFealty