East Timorese Politicians on Social Media

The most popular East Timorese politician on Facebook, Prime Minister Xanana Gusmão, with a page that counts up to 6,737 likes, doesn't update it at all. Despite having used Facebook quite intensively during 2012's electoral campaign, President Matan Ruak, with 6,603 likes and a Twitter profile (@MatanRuak), seems to have abandoned social media since roughly one month after taking office. Former President Ramos-Horta – recently appointed UN envoy to Guinea-Bissau – can be followed on Facebook (1,657 likes), as well as FRETILIN's leader and President of the National Assembly Francisco GuterresLu OLo“.

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