Thailand

Thai politicians have embraced Twitter for electoral purposes. Former Prime Minister and opposition leader Abhisit Vejjajiva has abandoned his verified account @pm_abhisit with over 430,000 followers and started a new account @abhisit_dp.

First tweet

Translation: Hello, Yingluck Shinawatra Follow me here too. @PheuThaiParty. Hi! I'm Yingluck. Please follow my new twitter here.

First tweet

Translation: Track the latest volcanic haze in Europe. http://www.mfa.go.th/web/200.php?id=24257.