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Mediabistro Blog Announces Launch of Election Tracker, Facebook Fan Ratings for Midterm Election Races

(New York, NY - October 21, 2010) Mediabistro (a division of WebMediaBrands Inc., Nasdaq: WEBM) blog has launched Election Tracker, a Facebook fan tracking tool for the 2010 midterm elections.

Users can follow how Senate, House, and Gubernatorial races are shaping up based on each candidate's Facebook fan base. Election Tracker shows that in-cycle Democrats have 1.25+ million Facebook fans while Republicans have 3+ million fans and Independents have 46,000 fans.

Powered by AllFacebook's Facebook Page statistics tools, Election Tracker is the only service that currently provides comprehensive analysis of how candidates are using the world’s leading social media platform to engage with their constituents, or those they hope to represent.

Information on Election Tracker will be continually updated leading up to the November 2 vote.

To view Election Tracker, go to:

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